No Exit (1962)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 85 min.  |   Countries - Argentina, United States  |  
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Synopsis by Eleanor Mannikka

Perhaps the most stunning moment in this interesting adaptation of the famous play by Jean-Paul Sartre is the last scene itself when the finality of three antagonist people being doomed to spend an eternity together hits home hard. The three are a journalist who betrayed members of the resistance movement in World War II, a lesbian who tempted a married woman to leave her husband, and a social-climber who killed her son and drove her husband to suicide. The trio are led into their "hotel" room by a bellboy (Ben Piazza) and when they try to leave, they quickly discover there is literally no exit. Thus trapped like rats in a cage, they reveal their sins of the past in flashbacks and soon find that the hell of being forced to spend an eternity together is much worse than fire and brimstone.



afterlife, conflict, coward, craziness, eternity, fame, group, husband, journalism, lesbianism, loot, prison-escape, sex, socialite, stabbing, stranger, suicide, toddlers, wife, game