Hell

Film, Drama
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Time Out says

Following his Oscar-winning ‘No Man’s Land’ (2001), Tanovic makes a puzzling foray into baroque French melodrama. Krzysztof Piesiewicz’s script (from an idea for a trilogy he conceived a decade ago with Krzysztof Kieslowski) employs the well-worn three-sisters template: Béart endures her husband’s philanderings, Viard has the thankless task of caring for their invalid mother (Bouquet), Gillain carries on with a much older academic, and the three semi-estranged siblings are drawn together again by the arrival of a mysterious stranger. Po-faced and overdetermined, the movie trudges sullenly towards a would-be revelatory ending that lands with a dispiriting thud.

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Release details

Rated:
18
Release date:
Friday April 21 2006
Duration:
98 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
Danis Tanovic
Screenwriter:
Krzysztof Piesiewicz
Cast:
Emmanuelle Béart
Karin Viard
Marie Gillain
Carole Bouquet
Guillaume Canet
Jacques Gamblin
Jacques Perrin