La Bête Humaine Poster

Release Date: 1938

DVD Release Date: February 14th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
On board a train bound for the port city of Le Havre, France, railroad stationmaster Roubard (Fernand Ledoux) murders Grandmorin (Jacques Berlioz), who seduced his beautiful young wife, Severine (Simone Simon). Engineer Jacques Lantier (Jean Gabin), stuck in Le Havre while the train is being repaired, also begins a passionate affair with Severine, who tries to entice the handsome stranger to murder her controlling husband. However, Lantier has a secret urge of his own that changes everything.

Cast: Jean Gabin, Simone Simon, Fernand Ledoux, Julien Carette, Blanchette Brunoy, Jean Renoir, Gerard Landry, Jenny Helia

Director: Jean Renoir

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Paris Film Productions

Keywords: Deception, Melodramatic, 1930s, Murder, Suspenseful, Wife, Brooding, Forbidden love, Love triangle, Rivalry

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