About

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 o...

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Directed by

Jean Renoir

Written by

Jean Renoir (Writer)
Émile Zola (Novel)
Denise Leblond (Writer)

Runtime

100 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Cast

Keywords

murder lovers noir freight train

Lists

#884 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?