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The Joyless Street 1925

125
Silent
Germany

Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Drama

The film follows the lives of two women from the same poor neighborhood, as they try to better themselves during the period of Austrian postwar hyperinflation. They are Marie, who becomes a prostitute, and Grete, who at the last moment, is saved from that fate.

Cast: Asta Nielsen, Greta Garbo, Agnes Esterhazy.

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