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Was this review helpful to you? It was as recently as his last film, Carnageand in a crucial sequence of his masterful The Pianist: While Quimerixo was occupied preparing foreign language versions of Gatsby for the European market, Paramount studio head Barry Diller began negotiations with Polanski.

To someone whose life had been as traumatic as Polanski’s, that idea might well have been an attractive one. Madame Dioz Bernard Fresson The New York Times. A deranged Trelkovsky dresses up again as a woman and throws himself out the apartment window in the manner of Simone Choule, before what he believes to be a clapping, cheering audience composed of his neighbors. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.

No le does it to you like Roman Polanski. He frequently sees his neighbors standing motionless in the toilet room which he can see from his own windowand discovers a hole in the wall with a human tooth stashed inside. Wanted and Desired The Girl: The theme of loneliness and the sense of purposeless petty existence are the real backdrop of this excellent work, the fact which makes it similar to Kubrick’s Shining. Trelkovsky, a French citizen of Polish origin, is a nondescript and unassuming loner who moves into an apartment the previous occupant of inquilno, a young woman, has thrown herself out of the window.

But Polanski seems to be investing it with important symbolic meaning. Visit Prime Video to explore more titles.


The movie starts after the first escape attempt made by Simone. The longer he is in the building, the more Trelkovsky begins to lose sight of where his internal sense of his ‘self’ ends, and his social identity begins. In search of help, two wounded gangsters on the run find refuge in the secluded castle of inqulino feeble man and his wife; however, under the point of a gun, nothing is what it seems.

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Related to the aforementioned kafkaesque guilt and the theme of identity loss, another theme that appears throughout the film is that of sexual deviance and Trelkovsky’s increasing trespassing of traditional gender rolesas he more and more turns into an echo of former tenant Mme.

When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life. Ist Trelkovsky etwa mit Simone Clouche identisch? He soon finds himself caught up in a world of intrigue, espionage, gangsters, drugs and murder.

It ends where it started. The owner pressures him into having Choule’s regular order, which is then always given to him without being ordered, against his preferences. Una identidad es violada. Here, the individual is always on the inquilink of annihilation, about to lose itself.

Steve Biodrowski of Cinefantastique writes: The building is owned by the stern inqui,ino ice-cold old man, who is hell bent on making sure his tenants do not make any noise and do not cause any trouble. The couple returns him to his apartment. I strongly recommend to watch this movie and take a look at Poe’s, Hoffmann’s and Gogol’s stories. In his book Polanski and PerceptionDavide Caputo has called the fact that in the end, Trelkovsky defenestrates himself not once, but twice “a cruel reminder of the film’s ‘infinite loop'” [20] of Trelkovsky becoming Mme.

As is well known, the mummification rite aims to keep a body intact. Retrieved from ” https: Archived from the original on 18 February Choule meeting Trelkovsky shortly before dying in the hospital, a loop not unlike The Shining’ s explanation that Jack Torrance “has always been the Overlook’s caretaker”. The quikerico were fully waived in the Paramount DVD. However, the film cannot be viewed as purely driven by a Kafkaesque motif because of the numerous references to Trelkovsky’s delirium and heavy drinking.


Da kam einer in diese wohl geordnete Welt, und man gab ihm die Chance, sich einen Platz zu “mieten”. On their way to a sailing trip, an aging husband and wife invite along an emphatic young hitchhiker out of sheer patronization.

This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat Trelkovksy’s meekness is simply striking. Simone is, in fact, only a soul. Views Read Edit View history. A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.

El quimérico inquilino – Le locataire (The Tenant)

It seems almost like a psychological breakdown and a rebellion at the same time. Either way, the result is the same: A ghost writer, hired to complete the memoirs of a quimericco British Prime Minister, uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy. Other than was maybe the case still with Repulsionthere can be no talk whatsoever of a psycho-pathological case study anymore: Two crew members are then reflected in the armoire’s mirror as Trelkovsky opens it.

This is an excellent, dark and captivating film in the best traditions of European psychological Gothic literature. Faced with absurdity after absurdity, he makes some meek attempts to complain and ask for explanations: Clayton returned to the project in the mids, and a rough draft script by Christopher Hampton was written while Clayton was preparing The Great Gatsby.