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does the handle pull out all the way or does not move at all ?
ok the cable most likely broke. so you will need to jack up the car and support it on jack stands and then remove the splash shield and use a long screw driver or something to manually move the release lever you will see the cable attached to the latch so you will know what your moving.
you can also try to use a pair of pliers and see if you can manually pull the cable where the latch is
ok it's stretched and about to completely break.
so see if you can grab the cable at the handle and see if you can pull it more.
ok this is what I was talking about earlier when jacking up the car.
try to grab the cable on the inside and see if you can get some more pull on the cable.
once you get this open don't close it until you replace the cable.
you will need to remove the plastic splash shield under the radiator. then go straight up from their with the long screw driver you will see the cable where it attaches to the latch
ok sounds like a plan