• Joyless Street (1927)

Joyless Street

Release Date: July 5th, 1927

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 19 min

Plot Summary

In the aftermath of World War I, Vienna is undergoing a drastic deterioration in its social conditions due to an economic crisis, and the residents living in one slum struggle to survive amid greed and exploitation. Lila Leid (Tamara Geva) is murdered, and hapless Egon (Henry Stuart) is arrested for the crime. Meanwhile, former bureaucrat Rumfort (Jaro Fürth) is ruined financially, so he and his daughter, Greta (Greta Garbo), are forced to live off the money Greta earns working at a brothel.

Cast: Asta Nielsen, Greta Garbo, Werner Krauss, Valeska Gert, Jaro Fürth, Agnes Esterhazy, Einar Hanson, Tamara Geva

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Sofar-Film

Distributors: Video Yesteryear, Kino Video

Keywords: Underdog , Murder , Daughter , Sacrifice , Transformation , Dark

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