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The Human Beast


Jean Gabin, Simone Simon, Fernand Ledoux, Blanchette Brunoy View All


Jean Renoir (Director), Jean Renoir (Writer), Denise Leblond (Writer) View All

Release: Dec. 23rd, 1938
Runtime: 1 hour, 40 minutes
On board a train bound for the port city of Le Havre, France, railroad stationmaster Roubard murders Grandmorin, who seduced his beautiful young wife, Severine. Engineer Jacques Lantier, 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.
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Lantier crosses paths with a woman named Severine (Simone Simon) who has just helped her husband (Fernand Ledoux) kill her lover.


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