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La Bęte Humaine (Judas Was a Woman)(The Human Beast) Reviews

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Pauline Kael
New Yorker
September 14, 2012
The film has marvellous atmosphere and a fine cast, but the material, which involves brutal, uncontrollable passion seen in a social framework, turns oppressive, and at times Gabin is a lump.
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Frank S. Nugent
New York Times
March 25, 2006
It is simply a story; a macabre, grim and oddly-fascinating story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Time Out
February 9, 2006
Superb performances from Gabin, Simon and Ledoux as the classic tragic love triangle.
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
Jean Renoir's generous sensibility seems at odds with the sterile determinism of the Zola novel on which this 1938 film was based.