L'Enfer (1994)

This French drama about the relationship between an insanely jealous man and his wife took 30 years to make. Since its inception by the late director Henri-Georges Clouzot the film was plagued with bad luck. He began filming it in 1964.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 1, 1994
DVD Release Date: June 10, 1998
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Sean Axmaker

[Claude] Chabrol injects [Henri-George] Clouzot's dark, misanthropic tale with a soupçon of Hitchcock's voyeuristic obsessions and with his own empathy for the tormented husband.

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Jeremy Heilman

Even if it is too much a stripped down genre piece to reach dizzying heights, L'Enfer does an admirable job of exploring the depths of one disturbed man's psyche.

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Dennis Schwartz
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It's a riveting study in psychological perversion done with a taut, razor-sharp style, by a witty director who is at the top-of-his game.

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Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

A gripping and clever offering from one of Hitchcock's brightest heirs.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Stefanie C
Seeing this makes me want to watch the available footage of Clouzot's Inferno and Schneider's interpretation of the role.
Emily B.
L'Enfer (translated as "Hell") started life as a script by Henri-Georges Clouzot starring Romy Schneider but filming was stopped when Clouzot… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"La Belle Noiseuse" and "L'Enfer" are two French movies starring Emmanuelle Beart, directed by two very different… More
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With the title <i>L'Enfer</i> (meaning <i>Hell</i>) and a story by famed French suspense master Henri-Georges Couzot, you cannot… More