MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 79,131 this week

High and Low (1933)
"Du haut en bas" (original title)

7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 23 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Add a Plot

Director:

(as G.W. Pabst)

Writers:

(screenplay), (play), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 290 titles
created 05 Jan 2011
 
a list of 56 titles
created 18 Aug 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "High and Low" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: High and Low (1933)

High and Low (1933) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of High and Low.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Locals in an Italian village believe evil has taken over the estate of a recently deceased pianist where several murders have taken place. The alleged killer: the pianist's severed hand.

Director: Robert Florey
Stars: Robert Alda, Andrea King, Peter Lorre
Stormy Waters (1941)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Andre Laurent, the captain of a tugboat, married Yvonne ten years ago. She has a heart disease but does not want to tell him. She dreams he quits the job for they can live quietly. One ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Grémillon
Stars: Jean Gabin, Madeleine Renaud, Michèle Morgan
Secret Agent (1936)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

After three British agents are assigned to assassinate a mysterious German spy during World War I, two of them become ambivalent when their duty to the mission conflicts with their consciences.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Stars: John Gielgud, Madeleine Carroll, Robert Young
Comedy | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Most of the music is sung by the Comedian Harmonists - the sweet "Wind Wafts over the Sea" and the rousing "Way of the Sailor".

Director: Hanns Schwarz
Stars: Hans Albers, Anna Sten, Heinz Rühmann
Crack-Up (1936)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Colonel Gimpy heads a spy organization trying to get the plans for a new airplane. Test pilot Ace Martin agrees to help.

Director: Malcolm St. Clair
Stars: Peter Lorre, Brian Donlevy, Helen Wood
War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A group of French soldiers during WWII are captured by Nazis troops and sent to a military prison. There they will have to make use of his best resources to keep alive... and sane, while at the same time scheming a way out.

Director: Tay Garnett
Stars: Jean-Pierre Aumont, Gene Kelly, Cedric Hardwicke
Dope (1932)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Kurt Gerron
Stars: Hans Albers, Gerda Maurus, Peter Lorre
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A disfigured watchmaker with a grudge against society embarks on a life of crime.

Director: Robert Florey
Stars: Peter Lorre, Evelyn Keyes, Don Beddoe
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A Russian emigrant sings in a Shanghai nightclub under the assumed name of Kay Murphy. All she dreams of is a peaceful life with her daughter Vera. But this is only a pipe dream as she has ... See full summary »

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst
Stars: Christl Mardayn, Louis Jouvet, Raymond Rouleau
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Alfred Zeisler
Stars: Ery Bos, Genia Nikolaieva, Karl Ludwig Diehl
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Rudolph Cartier
Stars: Gerda Maurus, Paul Hartmann, Oskar Homolka
Stupéfiants (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

When an up-and-coming singer's career is jeopardized by morphine addiction, her brother takes on the ruthless dope pushers who are intent on keeping her hooked.

Directors: Kurt Gerron, Roger Le Bon
Stars: Jean Murat, Danièle Parola, Jean Worms
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Charles Boulla
Janine Crispin ...
Marie de Ferstel (as Jeannine Crispin)
Micheline Bernard ...
Résille, la boniche
Pauline Carton ...
Madame Poschbeim, la couturière
Christiane Delyne ...
Milly, la bonne des Binder
Denisys ...
La logeuse de Podeletz
...
Mademoiselle Paula
Margo Lion ...
Liliane Binder
Milly Mathis ...
Poldi, la cuisinière
Jacques Lerner
...
Le mendiant
Léon Morton ...
Le concierge (as Leon Morton)
Pedro Elviro ...
Bretzel, le balayeur (as Pitouto)
Vladimir Sokoloff ...
Monsieur Berger (as Wladimir Sokoloff)
Mauricet ...
Monsieur Binder
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on play | See All (1) »

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

8 December 1933 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Alto in basso, Dall  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Tobis-Klangfilm)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This was the last European film Pabst did before going to the United States. See more »

Soundtracks

Chaque semaine a sept jours
Music and Lyrics by Gerbert Rappaport
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

From the top downwards
2 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

Although the director is very famous,this is one of the most obscure of all Gabin's movies.Who knows in his native France that he was directed by Pabst? The movie is supposed to take place in Germany but everything sounds French,except maybe the Concierge in uniform.The plot is very simple but the treatment is quite good and "De Haut En Bas" is a charming comedy:the title (=from the top downwards) hints at the tenants of an apartment building ,among them Pauline Carton and Michel Simon ,who does not know the " rent-is-always-due" rule.Gabin portrays the Concierge's nephew, a football champ who's got a few things to learn.A girl -who has a PhD in geography and who has still not found a teacher job (at the time,however ,there were probably not many girls with such a degree!)- works as a servant upstairs .Her employers are not very nice: the woman is mean and sour-tempered,the man wants to sleep with the young maid and he is always making advances to her.

This is a must for Gabin's fans ,one of the best movies of his pre mega-stardom days.


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss High and Low (1933) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?