Joyless Street

Joyless Street (1925)

Open any door in Melchior Alley, and you'll come face to face with naked misery.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1925-03-01
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 41 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 31min
  • Language: Deutsch
  • Production Company: Sofar-Film
  • Production Country: Germany
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In 1921, we follow two women - Marie and Grete - from the same poor Viennese neighborhood, as they try to better the lives of themselves and their families during the period of Austrian postwar hyperinflation.

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    Directing G.W. Pabst Director
    Writing Hugo Bettauer Novel
    Writing Willy Haas Screenplay
    Camera Robert Lach Director of Photography
    Camera Curt Oertel Director of Photography
    Camera Guido Seeber Director of Photography
    Editing G.W. Pabst Editor
    Art Otto Erdmann Production Design
    Art Hans Sohnle Production Design
    Editing Anatole Litvak Editor
    Production Michail Salkind Producer
    Production Romain Pinès Producer
    Editing Mark Sorkin Editor
    Sound Max Deutsch Music
    Art Edgar G. Ulmer Set Designer