La Bete Humaine Movie Review 1938

Information and Film Reviews for La Bete Humaine the Movie

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A dark, psychological melodrama about human passion and duplicity, as an unhinged trainman plots with a married woman to kill her husband. Wonderful performances and stunning photography. Based on the Emile Zola novel. In French with English subtitles. 1954 Hollywood remake, "Human Desire," was directed by Fritz Lang.

Distribution

Hen's Tooth Video, 2805 E State Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46805, Phone: (260)471-4332, Fax: (260)471-4449, URL: http://www.henstoothvideo.com

Available on VHS
Running time 90 minutes.
Originally from French.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Tearjerkers, Books to Film: Emile Zola, Trains, Marriage
Screenplay
Jean Renoir
Cast
Jean Gabin, Simone Simon, Julien Carette, Fernand Ledoux
Cinematography
Curt Courant
Director
Jean Renoir
Music
Joseph Cosma

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