L'Enfer ★★★ Jealousy; Torment 1993
Claustrophobic thriller chronicles the descent into madness of an unstable hotel owner (Cluzet) convinced that his beautiful wife (Beart) is having an affair. Intriguing plot points that blur appearances and reality lead to ambiguous and unsatisfying ending. Clouzot himself began filming his screenplay in 1964, but a heart attack forced him to abandon the project. So this version uses the same script. In French with English subtitles. 103m/C VHS, DVD . FR Emmanuelle Beart, Francois Cluzet, Nathalie Cardone, Andre Wilms, Marc Lavoine; D: Claude Chabrol; W: Claude Chabrol, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Jose-Andre Lacour; C: Bernard Zitzermann; M: Matthieu Chabrol.