The Resource La bête humaine : [The human beast], a film by Jean Renoir ; producers, Raymond Hakim, Robert Hakim ; directed by Jean Renoir, (videorecording)

La bête humaine : [The human beast], a film by Jean Renoir ; producers, Raymond Hakim, Robert Hakim ; directed by Jean Renoir, (videorecording)

Label
La bête humaine : [The human beast]
Title
La bête humaine
Title remainder
[The human beast]
Statement of responsibility
a film by Jean Renoir ; producers, Raymond Hakim, Robert Hakim ; directed by Jean Renoir
Title variation
Human beast
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Curt Courant ; editors, Marg. Houlet Renoir, Suzanne de Troeye ; music, J. Kosma
Language note
Can be viewed subtitled in English
PerformerNote
Jean Gabin, Simone Simon, Fernand Ledoux, Blanchette Brunoy, Gérard Landry
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1979
  • 1904-1976
  • 1897-1993
  • 1905-1969
  • 1840-1902
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Renoir, Jean
  • Gabin, Jean
  • Simon, Simone
  • Ledoux, Fernand
  • Kosma, Joseph
  • Zola, Émile
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
96
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
324
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Witnesses
  • Bribery
  • Interpersonal relations
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
La bête humaine : [The human beast], a film by Jean Renoir ; producers, Raymond Hakim, Robert Hakim ; directed by Jean Renoir, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Émile Zola
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1938
  • Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer of the original, uncensored version; 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; a booklet featuring critic Geoffrey O'Brien, film historian Ginette Vincendeau, and production designer Eugène Lourié
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Isbn
9780780026247
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429173824
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
BET020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
OCM62500336
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
La bête humaine : [The human beast], a film by Jean Renoir ; producers, Raymond Hakim, Robert Hakim ; directed by Jean Renoir, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Émile Zola
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1938
  • Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer of the original, uncensored version; 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; a booklet featuring critic Geoffrey O'Brien, film historian Ginette Vincendeau, and production designer Eugène Lourié
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Isbn
9780780026247
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429173824
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
BET020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
OCM62500336
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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