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Elle (1995)

"El" re-imagined by Ruiz and Sarmiento as a portrait of a marriage characterized by shared jealousy, paranoia and lunacy.


Valeria Sarmiento


Evelyne Pieiller (in collaboration with), Mercedes Pinto (novel) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Marine Delterme ... Delia
Didier Flamand Didier Flamand ... Valentin
Nevena Mandadzhieva Nevena Mandadzhieva ... (as Neveda Mandadzhieva)
Itschak Fintzi ... (as Itzhak Finzi)
Joko Agov Joko Agov ... Benjamin - as a young boy
Hristo Mitzkov Hristo Mitzkov ... Benjamin - as a grown-up (as Christo Mitzkov)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ivaylo Chistov Ivaylo Chistov
Alexander Doynov Alexander Doynov
Katerina Evro Katerina Evro
Stephan Iliev Stephan Iliev
Nikolay Kostadinov Nikolay Kostadinov
Aleksandr Morfov Aleksandr Morfov
Joreta Nikolova Joreta Nikolova
Vladimir Penev Vladimir Penev
Petar Peykov Petar Peykov


"El" re-imagined by Ruiz and Sarmiento as a portrait of a marriage characterized by shared jealousy, paranoia and lunacy.

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12 June 1996 (France) See more »

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Sofia, Bulgaria

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