Lantier is a train engineer who falls madly in love with his superior’s wife, Severine. When working one day, he witnesses them both murder their former employer. He decides not to say anything to save the woman he loves… Zola’s powerful study of the ‘best in man’ chimes marvellously with the themes of poetic realism.
Followed by a discussion with Nick Walker (Rochester Kino Cinema Club)
The event has now finished