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Anatomy of Hell (2004)

Anatomie de l'enfer (original title)
Unrated | | Drama | 28 January 2004 (France)
A woman employs a gay man to spend four nights at her house to watch her when she's "unwatchable".

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(based on the novel "Pornocratie")

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... The Woman
... The Man
Alexandre Belin ... Blow-job lover 1
Manuel Taglang ... Blow-job lover 2
Jacques Monge ... Man in bar
Claudio Carvalho ... Boy with the Bird
Carolina Lopes ... Little Girl
Diego Rodrigues ... Little boy playing doctor (as 'Diogo Rodriques')
Diogo Rodriques ... Boy Playing Doctor
João Marques ... Boy Playing Doctor
Bruno Fernandes ... Little boy playing doctor
Maria Edite Moreira ... Pharmacist 1
Maria João Santos ... Pharmacist 2
... Narrator (voice)
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A man rescues a woman from a suicide attempt in a gay nightclub. Walking the streets together, she propositions him: She'll pay him to visit her at her isolated house for four consecutive nights. There he will silently watch her. He's reluctant, but agrees. As the four nights progress, they become more intimate with each other, and a mutual fascination/revulsion develops. By the end of the four-day "contract", these two total strangers will have had a profound impact on each other. Written by Mr_John_Barrymore

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Director Catherine Breillat wrote 'the man' especially for Rocco Siffredi. See more »

Quotes

The man: We hope to depend nearer. But the result is exactly the opposite.
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Referenced in Brows Held High: What Is It? (2012) See more »

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Written by D'Julz Single Studio
Produced by D'Julz Single Studio
(C) 20:20 vision records
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Breillat goes over the edge
26 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

In her latest film Catherine Breillat takes a brave step. She couples porn actor Siffredi with talented youngster Amira Casar in a controversial story about the fear of the women in her most pure form. The idea concept is fascinating, but the result obnoxious. The dialogue between the leading actors is meant to be intellectual but by trying to hard it just gets on your nerves. I never got interested in the problems that Siffredi and Casar obviously trouble and after an hour I didn't even care anymore. At it's worldpremiere at the filmfestival of Rotterdam Breillat asked the audience to vote between the highest and the absolute lowest on our ballots. I had no trouble doing this at all.


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