L'Apartment [DVD] [1996]

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Special Features

  • 16x9 widescreen
  • French 2.0 Dolby Stereo
  • English subtitles
  • Trailers


With a plot more tangled than a spider's broken web, this French drama follows the romantic obsession of Max (Vincent Cassel), a young corporate hotshot who leaves his successful new world behind to search for his elusive lost love Lisa (Monica Bellucci). His mad quest begins after he accidentally overhears Lisa's melodic voice speaking in the phone booth next door. But before he knows it she is gone. Still, he is so elated that he abandons his plans, lies to his fiancee, and after leaving his luggage with his pal Lucien (Jean-Philippe Ecoffey), sets off to find her. The hunt leads to a fabulous apartment, where he saves a girl from a suicide thinking that she is Lisa. But this girl, Alice (Romane Bohringer) is as drab and mousy as Max's Lisa is beautifully feline. Max becomes involved with Alice, unaware that she also dates Lucien. Meanwhile the real Lisa attempts to break free from her obsessive rich lover who may have murdered his wife. For this reason, she continues to avoid her apartment, which she has generously loaned to Alice. When these characters collide, the stage is set for a tragic denouement. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Romane Bohringer
    Romane Bohringer - Alice
  • Vincent Cassel
    Vincent Cassel - Max
  • Monica Bellucci
    Monica Bellucci - Lisa
  • Jean-Philippe Ecoffey
    Jean-Philippe Ecoffey - Lucien
  • Sandrine Kiberlain
    Sandrine Kiberlain - Muriel
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