Apartment (1996)

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Avg Rating: 4.4 / 5. Voted: 55

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AKA: L’appartement
Year: 1996
Directed by: Gilles Mimouni
Starring: Vincent Cassel (Max), Monica Bellucci (Lisa), Romane Bohringer (Alice), Sandrine Kiberlain (Muriel), Jean-Philippe Écoffey (Lucien)
Country: France, European Cinema
Language: French (Eng Subs)
Runtime: 01:51:45
Genres: Mystery

Plot – Spoilers:
Max appears to be in the prime of his life. His career is taking off, he’s getting married soon to his boss’s sister and the boss thinks he’s hot shit. While meeting with clients at a cafe, he fleetingly sees an ex whom he broke up with in odd circumstances. Seeing her brings a flood of memories and he becomes obsessed with finding her, even canceling his business trip to Japan.

L’appartement veers sometimes into romcom territory and is even a bit silly at times. It is however an important film in modern French cinema for its style and noirish touches.

L’appartement was remade in English as Wicker Park.

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February 22, 2023 7:22 am

Monica Beluchi and no rape scene sigh!

April 21, 2022 10:00 am

This movie is perfect, it shows the selflessness & selfishness of love at the same time, and how fate & destiny intertwine. The ending makes this film deserve its spot on effedupmovies.com.

Bleu Azur
Bleu Azur
February 26, 2022 8:07 am

I love film noir, and this was classic film noir – from the filtered photography, stylish outfits, to the mysterious music and how good looking are the actors! Major plot twist – wasn’t expecting the ending, but liked it.

January 28, 2022 3:28 am

why is it on this website? idk maybe cuz its very effed up,great movie wouldnt watch again though, i dont know what i just watched

September 17, 2021 4:40 am

Not acting at all? Cassel and Bellucci have such strong chemistry between them than transpires to the screen trough their private lives imo

Ayush Pramanik
Ayush Pramanik
April 14, 2021 5:59 pm

Well, the never-ending twists were quite a thrill.
Overall, enjoyed the film.

This was quite an interesting watch!

fred fat
fred fat
April 3, 2021 9:45 pm

great film but why is it on this site?

December 21, 2019 10:11 am

How much do you love me