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In the not too distant future, people struggle to survive their greatest enemy, the sun.

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Angela Winkler ...
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Sohn Micha
Christoph Gaugler ...
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Lilo Baur ...
Französin
Marco Calamandrei ...
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Anne Hartung ...
Sophia
Hans-Peter Recktenwald ...
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Nino Böhlau ...
Flori
Ellen Schweiger ...
Oma
Lutz Pretzsch ...
Anton
Luca Winkler ...
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In the not too distant future, people struggle to survive their greatest enemy, the sun.

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The title 'Hell' is the German word for 'bright'. See more »

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99 Luftballons
Written by Karlo Carges and Uwe Fahrenkrog-Petersen
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Both meanings are correct: It's a hell of brightness and it's a world like hell!
4 March 2012 | by (Porto, Portugal) – See all my reviews

To begin I must say that I didn't know that hell means bright in German. I always thought this movie was called HELL by the meaning it has in English and this was the idea of the director. Reading some previous comments I see it's not like that… It seems the director wanted this film to be called HELL just by the brightness and not for the other meaning. But after watch it I can say that in my opinion it can be called by both meanings because both of them fit very well in the plot and the message of the movie! Brightness is constant in the movie, but they also live in a world that really seems like hell!

The plot begins in the year 2016, after a sudden and brutal increase of the global temperature of the Earth. The Sun is brighter than ever and the water is rare and valuable. It's hard to survive in this apocalyptic scenario because people are in a constant search for food and water… We can't see any vegetation (just the trunks of the trees) and the animals died thirsty.

HELL is an action film that resembles to MAD MAX, mostly in the scenario and this background of the apocalyptic world. But it's well done; the settings are really good as they provide us a vision of a desert world full of death and not life; Action is effective and suspenseful, some good fighting scenes are done; Directing and camera work is very nice too. Acting is also fine.


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