Three people, a man convicted of cowardice, a lesbian and a self obsessed blonde are put in a small, stark room with a few garish modern artworks and three benches. All have died and are in Hell, but instead of devils, fire, brimstone and physical torture, they spend eternity there with each other's loathsome company.
Did You Know?
Features a tracking shot which follows Estelle (Katherine Woodville
) as she walks round and round the room. The technical daring and expert execution of this shot, thought to have been done by cameraman Jim Atkinson
, has become legendary among BBC cameramen. See more
When Garcin is suggesting to everyone that they not speak with each other, there is a very high-angled shot, and in the upper left corner a boom microphone can be seen for a few seconds before being pulled back. See more