Henri Georges Clouzot's Inferno

Henri Georges Clouzot's Inferno

SBS  |  April 30, 2011

Charts the story of the filming and ultimate failure of Henri-Georges Clouzot's never-released 1964 'masterpiece', L'Enfer, which has retained a mythical status in the history of cinema. The remaining participants who were involved in the shoot - including Costa Gavras, who was Clouzot's assistant director on the film - tell the story of the disaster and folly of an overly ambitious project which played out Clouzot's personal psychoses on screen.

Charts the story of the filming and ultimate failure of Henri-Georges Clouzot's never-released 1964 'masterpiece', L'Enfer, which has retained a mythical status in the history of cinema. The remaining participants who were involved in the shoot - including Costa Gavras, who was Clouzot's assistant director on the film - tell the story of the disaster and folly of an overly ambitious project which played out Clouzot's personal psychoses on screen.

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