Rent Human Desire (1954)

3.5 of 5 from 69 ratings
1h 27min
Rent Human Desire (aka The Human Beast) Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
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Synopsis:
Carl Buckley (Broderick Crawford) needs the intervention of his beautiful wife Vicki (Gloria Grahame) to keep his job, so Vicki meets with Carl's boss Owens, and secures Carl's job. Insanely jealous, Carl finds Vicki with Owens on board a train and brutally beats her and kills Owens. Jeff Warren (Glenn Ford), an off-duty engineer, protects Vicki and they begin an affair. Still obsessively jealous, Carl becomes an alcoholic and blackmails Vicki into staying with him. Vicki then comes up with a plan for Jeff to dispose of her violent husband...
Actors:
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Directors:
Producers:
Lewis J. Rachmil
Writers:
Alfred Hayes, Émile Zola
Aka:
The Human Beast
Studio:
Paladium Pictures
Genres:
Classics, Drama, Thrillers
BBFC:
Release Date:
23/08/2010
Run Time:
87 minutes
Languages:
English
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
B & W
BBFC:
Release Date:
18/02/2019
Run Time:
90 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
B & W
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • New and exclusive interview with film scholar and critic Tony Rayns

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Reviews (1) of Human Desire

Decent - Human Desire review by LC

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17/04/2019

A solid film noir thriller, though the resolution feels very rushed and not particularly satisfying.

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