L'Enfer (2005)

Director Danis Tanovic picks up where the late-Krzysztof Kieslowski left off by taking on the second installment of Kieslowski's "Heaven," "Hell," and "Purgatory" trilogy (the first was adapted by Run Lola… More

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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Scott Foundas

A decidedly cold, protracted work marked by solid, but passionless performances and a preference for polished, fashion-magazine imagery.

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Urban Cinefile

The characters fascinate yet confuse. Surprisingly, the film keeps us at arms length. On reflection, I enjoyed the film more after it had finished, when I could dip back into this claustrophobic world and relive the unfolding of events in my mind.

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Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

Gave me goose-bumps from both its content and its quality.

Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

For all its literary references, the thing certainly looks like a shallow though slick French melodrama.

Sean Axmaker

Tanovic turns the drama of three damaged sisters... into a full-blooded opera with performances to match.

Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

The spectre of Kieslowski flutters through the film, but his eye and touch aren't there%u2014it's hard to watch L'Enfer without wondering, what would he have done?

Scott Weinberg

A multi-layered tale that's as compelling on a surface level as it is laden with food-for-thought underneath.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Daniel Parsons
<I>Hell</I> (<I>L'Enfer</I> as it's known in its native France) is the second film in a planned trilogy that began with the… More