La Bête Humaine

Title: The Human Beast (La Bête Humaine)
Country: France
Year: 1938
Director: Jean Renoir
Cast: Jean Gabin, Simone Simon, Fernand Ledoux
Duration: 101 min.
Language: French
Plot: Roubaud discovers that his young wife, Séverine, has been seduced by her godfather, the wealthy Grandmorin. Jealous, he forces Séverine to assist in the murder of Grandmorin during a train journey. The murder is witnessed by a railway worker, Jacques Lantier, but he keeps quiet because he is in love with Séverine. Based on the novel by Émile Zola.



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