Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno (L'enfer d'Henri-Georges Clouzot)

Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno (L'enfer d'Henri-Georges Clouzot)
  • 2009
  • France
  • 1h 40min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Serge Bromberg/Ruxandra Medrea
  • Cast: Romy Schneider, Serge Reggiani, Jacques Gamblin

The fascinating tale of an unfinished masterpiece, reassembled from surviving footage and interviews with original crewmembers. Crazed filmmaker Henri-Georges Clouzot (the French Hitchcock in the eyes of many) never completed 'Inferno', a romantic thriller of obsessive jealousy that combined traditional filmmaking with radical new ideas from the art world - a great loss for cinema, if this is anything to go by.

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Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno

4 Nov 20094 stars

(15) 100min Movie history is littered with the foetus corpses of abandoned projects and unrealised masterworks from Francis Ford Coppola’s Megalopolis to Stanley Kubrick’s Napoleon, John Waters’ The Confederacy of Dunces and (arguably most tragic of…

Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno finally sees the light of day

30 Oct 2009

Several years ago the French film restoration specialist Serge Bromberg went to visit the octogenarian widow, Ines, of the director Henri-Georges Clouzot, the man responsible for such misanthropic classics as The Raven, The Wages of Fear and Les…

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