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L'Enfer (1994)

L'enfer (original title)
Paul, an irritable and stressed-out hotel manager, begins to gradually develop paranoid delusions about his wife's infidelity. As he succumbs to green-eyed jealousy, his life starts to ... See full summary »

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Marc Lavoine ...
Christiane Minazzoli ...
Mme Vernon
Dora Doll ...
Mme Chabert
Mario David ...
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M. Vernon
Thomas Chabrol ...
Noël Simsolo ...
M. Chabert
Yves Verhoeven ...
Young Boy
Amaya Antolin ...
Mariette
Jean-Claude Barbier ...
M. Pinoiseau
Claire De Beaumont ...
Mme Rudemont
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Paul, an irritable and stressed-out hotel manager, begins to gradually develop paranoid delusions about his wife's infidelity. As he succumbs to green-eyed jealousy, his life starts to crumble. Each step on his downward spiral to madness seems to accelerate, driving him further along the path to a personal hell. Finally, the former shell of his personality cracks completely, with tragic consequences. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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November 1994 (USA)  »

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$194,223 (USA)
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Quotes

Nelly: Aren't you drinking too much?
Paul Prieur: I'm cold.
Nelly: I'm cold too.
Paul Prieur: Do you want it?
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The movie closes with a title that reads "No end". See more »

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Remake of L'enfer (1964) See more »

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L'enfer de mes nuits
Composed by Bill Baxter
Performed by La Belle Equipe
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suspense and Drama
30 October 1998 | by (Elizabeth R. S.) – See all my reviews

Nelly(Emmanulle Beart) and Paul(François Cluzet) made a friendly couple till Paul starts listening to his interior voice, saying that his wife is unfaithful. The suspicion turns to be a certainty driving him mad. Is difficult to know the truth about Nelly, because her behaviour is all the time ambiguous.

The end is an unusual one, if you have seen the film, you will understand what I mean.

Once more Claude Chabrol is brilliant


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