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Based on the classic Imile Zola novel, Jean Renoir's La bjte humaine was one of the legendary directors greatest popular successes, tapping into the fatalism of a nation in despair. Jean Gabins emblematic portrayal of doomed train engineer Jacques Lantier granted him a permanent place in the hearts of his countrymen. Direction: Jean Renoir Actors: Blanchette Brunoy, Fernand Ledoux, Jean Gabin, Simone Simon Language: French Special Features: Full Frame Format. Year: 1938 Runtime: 96 minutes.