L'enfer d'Henri-Georges Clouzot

Flicker Alley (2009)
Documentary, Foreign
France | French | Color | 1h 35min
7.5

This documentary about Henri-Georges Clouzot’s unfinished 1964 psycho-thriller L’Enfer is as tantalizing as it is frustrating. Despite remaining one of the most masterful of French directors, Cluozot inexplicably seems to have lost control on the big-budget production of L’Enfer. The long-lost raw footage is intriguing and dazzling, infused with swirling lights and blue-lipped, cigarette-puffing fantasy temptresses. Although directors Serge Bromberg and Ruxandra Mederea have managed to speak to numerous members of the original crew, this behind-the-scenes investigation has so little to say about the reasons behind Clouzot’s failure to complete the film. In spite of this, the undiminished power of Clouzot’s extraordinary images makes the documentary a fascinating watch.


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Director Serge Bromberg
Ruxandra Medrea
Producer Serge Bromberg, Marianne Lere
Musician Bruno Alexiu

Editions

Barcode Format Region Released Edition
617311675997 Blu-ray Disc 1 Apr 18, 2011
760137098683 Blu-ray Disc 1 Feb 06, 2018
5027035018430 Blu-ray Disc
4006680054919 DVD 2 Special Edition, 2 DVDs
5060203340032 DVD
3384442242066 DVD
3384442251112 DVD
7898923775463 DVD