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Las Hurdes: Tierra Sin Pan (1933)

Spain 27m, B&W Director: Luis Buñuel; Cast: Abel Jacquin, Alexandre O’Neill Inspired by Maurice Legendre’s ethnographic study, Las Jurdes: étude de géographie humaine (1927), Land Without Bread is a subversive … Continue reading

11/13/2017 · 7 Comments

El ángel exterminador (1962)

Mexico 92m, B&W Director: Luis Buñuel; Cast: Silvia Pinal, Enrique García Álvarez, Jacqueline Andere, César del Campo, Nadia Haro Oliva, Ofelia Montesco, Patricia de Morelos, Augusto Benedico The Exterminating Angel … Continue reading

11/17/2016 · 4 Comments

Tristana (1970)

Spain/France/Italy 100m, Colour Director: Luis Buñuel; Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Fernando Rey, Franco Nero, Lola Gaos Tristana is an orphaned girl who finds herself under the care of Don Lope Garrido, … Continue reading

10/10/2016 · Leave a comment

La Joven (1960)

Mexico/US 95m, B&W Director: Luis Buñuel; Cast: Zachary Scott, Bernie Hamilton, Key Meersman, Crahan Denton, Claudio Brook A gamekeeper living on an island in the southern United States with a … Continue reading

03/29/2015 · Leave a comment

Viridiana (1961)

Spain/Mexico 90m, B&W Director: Luis Buñuel; Cast: Silvia Pinal, Francisco Rabal, Fernando Rey, Margarita Lozano Viridiana was an outrageous film for its time and was subsequently banned by the Spanish government for … Continue reading

01/21/2015 · Leave a comment

Los Olvidados (1950)

Mexico 80m, B&W Director: Luis Buñuel; Cast: Alfonso Mejía, Estela Inda, Miguel Inclán, Roberto Cobo, Alma Delia Fuentes, Francisco Jambrina, Jesús Navarro “The Forgotten” is an Oliver Twist inspired social … Continue reading

01/05/2012 · Leave a comment

Le Charme Discret de la Bourgeoisie (1972)

France/Spain 102m, Colour Director: Luis Buñuel; Cast: Fernando Rey, Paul Frankeur, Delphine Seyrig, Stéphane Audran, Bulle Ogier, Jean-Pierre Cassel The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie is a comedy consisting of dream … Continue reading

06/22/2011 · 2 Comments