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La bête humaine [videorecording] = Human beast / Paris Film Production ; Robert & Raymond Hakim présentent un film de Jean Renoir.

Other Title:
Human beast [videorecording]
Also known as: Judas was a woman [videorecording]
Edition:
Special ed.
Publication:
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, c2006.
Series:
Criterion collection; 324.
Classic collection
The Criterion collection ; 324
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (34 p. ; 19 cm.)
Subjects:
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902 -- Film adaptations.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
Revenge -- Drama.
Witnesses -- Drama.
Bribery -- Drama.
Motion pictures, French.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Crime films.
Film adaptations.
Language:
In French with English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD; Dolby digital mono; Region 1.
Summary:
Train engineer Jacques lusts after the wife of his co-worker Robaud. Robaud kills his boss and Jacques witnesses the murder. In order to keep Jacques quiet, Robaud allows Jacques to have an affair with his wife, creating a tragic love triangle.
Participant:
Jean Gabin, Simone Simon, Ledoux, Blanchette Brunoy, Gérard Landry, Jenny Helia, Carette.
Credits:
Director of photography, Curt Courant ; editor, Marg. Houlet Renoir ; music, J. Kosma.
Notes:
Based on the novel by Émile Zola.
Aspect ratio, 1.33:1.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1938.
Special features: introduction to the film by Jean Renoir ; new interview with director Peter Bogdanovich ; archival footage of Renoir directing actress Simone Simon and interviews with Renoir, Émile Zola scholar Henri Mitterand, and others on adapting Zola to the screen ; gallery of on-set photographs and theatrical posters ; theatrical trailer ; booklet featuring critic Geoffrey O'Brien, film historian Ginette Vincendeau, and production designer Eugène Lourié.
Contributor:
Renoir, Jean, 1894-1979. , Director
Hakim, Robert, 1907-1992 , Producer
Hakim, Raymond, 1909-1980. , Producer
Gabin, Jean, 1904-1976. , Actor
Simon, Simone. , Actor
Ledoux, Fernand, 1897-1993. , Actor
Brunoy, Blanchette, 1915-2005 , Actor
Kosma, Joseph, 1905-1969 , Composer
O'Brien, Geoffrey, 1948- , Author
Vincendeau, Ginette, 1948- , Author
Lourié, Eugene. , Author
Zola, Emile, 1840-1902. , Author
Paris Film Production. , Producer
Janus Films. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
0780026241
OCLC:
62500336
Publisher Number:
037429173824
BET020 Criterion Collection
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