Human Desire (1954)

Jeff Warren, a Korean War vet just returning to his railroad engineer's job, boards at the home of co-worker Alec Simmons and is charmed by Alec's beautiful daughter. He becomes attracted immediately to Vicki Buckley, the sultry wife of brutish railroad supervisor Carl Buckley, an alcoholic wife beater with a hair trigger temper and penchant for explosive violence. Jeff becomes reluctantly drawn into a sordid affair by the compulsively seductive Vicki. After Buckley is fired for insubordination, he begs her to intercede on his behalf with John Owens, a rich and powerful businessman whose influence can get him reinstated.

Directing:
  • Fritz Lang

Writing:
  • Émile Zola
  • Alfred Hayes

Stars:
Release Date: 1954-08-05
TMDb: 6.9/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 91
Broderick Crawford
Broderick Cra...
Carl Buckley
Edgar Buchanan
Edgar Buchana...
Alec Simmons
Glenn Ford
Glenn Ford
Jeff Warren
Gloria Grahame
Gloria Graham...
Vicki Buckley
Kathleen Case
Kathleen Case
Ellen Simmons
Grandon Rhodes
Grandon Rhode...
John Owens
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