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Inside (2007)

À l'intérieur (original title)
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Four months after the death of her husband, a woman on the brink of motherhood is tormented in her home by a strange woman who wants her unborn baby.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Alysson Paradis ... Sarah
Jean-Baptiste Tabourin Jean-Baptiste Tabourin ... Matthieu
Claude Lulé Claude Lulé ... Le médecin
Dominique Frot ... L'infirmière
Nathalie Roussel Nathalie Roussel ... Louise
François-Régis Marchasson François-Régis Marchasson ... Jean-Pierre
Béatrice Dalle ... La femme
Hyam Zaytoun Hyam Zaytoun ... Policière municipale
Tahar Rahim ... Policier municipal 1
Emmanuel Guez Emmanuel Guez ... Policier municipal 2
Ludovic Berthillot Ludovic Berthillot ... Policier BAC 1
Emmanuel Lanzi Emmanuel Lanzi ... Policier BAC 2
Nicolas Duvauchelle ... Policier BAC 3
Aymen Saïdi ... Abdel
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Storyline

Four months before Christmas, Sarah and Matthieu Scarangelo were in a car crash, of which Sarah and her unborn baby were the only survivors. On Christmas Eve, Sarah stays home alone, where she grieves her husband and prepares to go to the hospital the next morning for the delivery. As night falls, a woman knocks on Sarah's door asking to use the phone. When she refuses, the woman reveals that she knows Sarah and tries to force her way in. Sarah calls the police; they inspect the home and determine the woman has left, but promise to keep watch over Sarah through the night. The woman returns and tries to take Sarah's unborn child, but Sarah locks herself in the bathroom. The strange woman torments Sarah through the night and kills all who try help her. Written by EllenRipley112

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Don't let her inside...

Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, gruesome and disturbing content, and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

13 June 2007 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Inside See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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| (R-rated cut)

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Dolby Digital EX | DTS-ES

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The movie was filmed in the same order as the script. See more »

Quotes

Sarah: Why me?
La femme: I want one.
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Featured in Visionado obligado: A l'interieur (2011) See more »

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Fully lived up to the hype!
13 September 2015 | by Connor_KenwaySee all my reviews

This is a movie about every mother's worst nightmare; the fear of having your baby taken from you. A relatively taboo subject, that get's tackled masterfully in this flick. I was thoroughly surprised at how intense and beautiful this movie was, given that it largely takes place inside a house. This film is disturbing, violent and bloody but it isn't without artistic value. This is extreme art house cinema, with lots of symbolism.

The high- and low-key settings is used beautifully and really draws in the viewer and encourages you to think about what you see, while forcing you to concentrate about every scene. The colors are used so excellently, so subtlety and yet not so subtlety if you know about movie symbolism. It directly affects your mood and sets the tone perfectly, along with the intense and sad music. This is a movie, that makes you feel something that you don't want to feel, but that it reminds you, that you are alive.

Even though I didn't understand a word they said (watched it without subtitles), I understood everything as it unfolded right before my eyes. That is no easy task to accomplish for a movie, spoken in a language you do not understand. After waiting many years to watch this film, simply because I thought the plot sounded incredibly generic, my only regret is that I can't unwatch it. Not that I thought it was too extreme, but simply because I haven't watched a movie yet that holds up to this amount of artistic value, and certainly not in the horror genre. I have watched a few art house cinema, but I thought they were boring. I have yet to watch any of the other movies from the New French Extremism, but I can't wait to get started.

This is not a movie for the faint of heart or pregnant women. But if you like extreme, thought provoking horror and films, that isn't extreme just for the sake of controversy, then you're gonna love this. I will definitely buy this movie to add to my collection sometime soon.


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