Directed by Akira Kurosawa. With Toshiro Mifune and Isuzu Yamada. Maxim Gorky’s tale of the poor and the dispossessed is transposed to a Japanese tenement during the Edo period. Problems arise when a gambler falls in love with his landlady’s younger sister. (Japan, 1957, subtitles, b&w, 35mm, 125 min.)
Admission $10, CMA members $7.