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Buñuel, Luis 1900-1983

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Un chien Andalou by Luis Buuel( Visual )

204 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un chien Andalou is a surrealistic film written over the course of a three-day exchange of fantasies and dreams between Bunuel and Dali. Land without bread is a documentary on the improvished district of Las Hurdes in Spain
Belle de jour by Luis Buuel( Visual )

182 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surreal account of a surgeon's wife who works as a prostitute in the afternoon
Viridiana by Luis Buuel( Visual )

170 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Banned in Spain and denounced by the Vatican, Luis Buñuel?s vision of life as a beggar?s banquet is regarded by many as his masterpiece. In this film a novice nun Viridiana, does her utmost to maintain her Catholic principles, but her lecherous uncle and a motley assemblage of paupers force her to confront the limits of her idealism. Winner of the Palme d?or at the 1961 Cannes Film Festival
Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie Discreet charm of the bourgeoisie( Visual )

23 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in French and English and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Luis Bunuel's deliciously satiric masterpiece about social mores and class hypocrisy. Opening with a group of friends arriving on the wrong day for a dinner engagement, so begins a sequence of unexpected and unusual events. In their quest for a lavish feast, the dividing line between reality and dreams becomes unclear for each guest, leading the viewer on an intoxicating journey that at once appears both calculated and careless. A masterpiece of surrealist cinema"--Container
Tristana by Luis Buuel( Visual )

127 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of her mother, young Tristana goes to live with her guardian, Don Lope, an older man who eventually breaks through his facade of respectability and seduces her. She repays him a hundred fold, preying on his jealousy and taunting him with perverse whimsies
L'age d'or by Luis Buuel( Visual )

78 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luis Buũel's second film is a surreal attack on bourgeois ideals that incited a riot when first released and still retains its power to shock. Buũel began the film as a collaboration with Salvador Dalí, but after a few days working together the two had a falling out and Buũel made the film himself, incorporating many of Dalí's ideas. Its narrative follows two nameless characters, a man and a woman, through a series of scenes connected by dreamlike logic as they try, unsuccessfully, to make love. One memorable sequence finds the couple writhing around on a cliff when a mob of socialites comes upon them and pries them apart. Frustrated, the man sees a yelping poodle and kicks it into the air. "L'age d'or" is not only an attack on bourgeois life but also a doctrine that directs humanity to live as the surrealists believed they should: that is, by placing love before everything else in life, such as the church, status, and family. Funny, disturbing, and thoroughly bizarre, Buũel's film is a purposefully blasphemous and corrosive work that attacks social institutions with such vigor and imagination that one cannot help but be entertained
That obscure object of desire Cet obscur objet du désir by Luis Buuel( Visual )

68 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luis Bunuel's final film explodes with eroticism, bringing full circle to the director's lifelong preoccupation with the darker side of desire. Bunuel regular Fernando Rey plays Matthieu, an urbane widower, tortured by his lust for the elusive Conchita. With subversive flare, Bunuel uses two different actresses in the lead role: Carole Bouquet, a sophisticated French beauty and Angela Molina, a Spanish coquette. Drawn from Pierre Louys's 1898 novel, La Femme et le Pantin
El ángel exterminador by Luis Buuel( Visual )

43 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of wealthy dinner party guests are psychologically unable to leave the home of their hosts and panic sets in as they are trapped there for many days
Le journal d'une femme de chambre by Luis Buuel( Visual )

56 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celestine takes a job as a chambermaid to a middle-class, provincial family and soon discovers the hidden vices and obsessions of her employers
Three screenplays: Viridiana, The exterminating angel, Simon of the desert by Luis Buuel( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1985 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simón del Desierto by Luis Buuel( Visual )

50 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon, disciple de Siméon Stylite, s'est juché au sommet d'une nouvelle colonne de huit mètres. Un infirme, un nain et ses chèvres et un jeune moine l'entourent. Une jolie femme vient tenter Simon; le moine Trifon vient perturber la remise des victuailles. Le diable tente à nouveau Simon. Il l'entraîne finalement dans une boîte de nuit de New York et lui ordonne d'y rester
La voie lactée The milky way by Luis Buuel( Visual )

58 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two French beggars on their way to Spain's holy city of Santiago de Compostela meet stigmatic children, crucified nuns, and others on their pilgrimage
Los Olvidados by Luis Buuel( Visual )

120 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Jaibo, un adolescente, escapa de la correccional y se reune en el barrio con sus amigos. Junto con Pedro y otro niño, trata de asaltar a Don Carmelo. Días después, el Jaibo mata en presencia de Pedro al muchacho que supuestamente tuvo la culpa de que lo enviaran a la correccional. A partir de este incidente, los destinos de Pedro y de el Jaibo estarán trágicamente unidos
Le fantôme de la liberté The phantom of liberty( Visual )

23 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in French and English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A feature film from France, director Luis Bunuel's personal version of La Ronde, comprising eight different sketches each representing a different aspect of hypocrisy. The sketches use every type of comedy, from French farce to black jokes about cancer and murder
Belle de jour; a film by Luis Buuel( Book )

34 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Severine is a repressed, bored housewife, afraid of intimacy. Her husband, Pierre is kind, devoted, and understanding. Severine is aroused by the idea of domination and debasement, and gentle Pierre is hardly the type of person who would treat her cruelly in order to receive sexual gratification. Following the example of an acquaintance, she begins a double life as the girl called Belle de Jour, in the brothel run by Madame Anais. Her otherwise placid domestic life is threatened when an obsessed client, unable to possess her completely, begins to stalk her
Tristana; a film by Luis Buuel( Book )

29 editions published between 1970 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'age d'or, and Un chien andalou: by Luis Buuel( Book )

24 editions published between 1963 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Nazarín by Luis Buuel( Visual )

66 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humble priest is forced to leave the priesthood because of his relationship with women
The young and the damned (Los olvidados) by Luis Buuel( Visual )

37 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film focuses on Pedro, a young boy whose mother has no use for him, and who becomes involved with a malevolent gang of delinquents; and on Jaibo, an older, more hardened youth, who leads Pedro deeper into the world of crime. Despite Pedro's sincere attempts to reform, he moves inevitably toward tragedy. The film is entirely based on actual events and all characters are authentic
The exterminating angel : Nazarin, and Los Olvidados: three films by Luis Buuel( Book )

7 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Un chien Andalou
Alternative Names
Bunjuel, Luiz

Buuel, Luis

Buuel, Luis 1900-

Buňuel, Luis 1900-1983

Buuel Portoles, Luis.

Buuel Portols, Luis 1900-1983

Ludovicus Buuel

Luijs Bunjuels

Luis Buuel

Luis Buuel cineasta espaol

Luis Buuel film director

Luis Buuel hiszpański reżyser filmowy

Luis Buuel Portols

Luis Buuel ralisateur et scnariste d'origine espagnole, naturalis mexicain

Luis Buuel regista spagnolo

Luis Buuel Spaans filmregisseur

Luis Buuel spanischer Regisseur

Luis Bunyuel

Portoles, Luis Bu~nuel

Portoles, Luis Buuel.

Portols, Luis Buuel 1900-1983

Λουίς Μπουνιουέλ

Луис Бунӳэл

Луис Бунюел

Луис Бунюэль испанский киносценарист и кинорежиссёр

Луис Буњел

Луис Буњуел

Луіс Буньюэль

Луїс Бунюель

Լուիս Բունյուել

בונואל, לואי 1900-1983

לואיס בוניואל

لويس بونويل

لويس بونويل، 1900-1983

لوئیس بونوئل فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان اسپانیایی

লুইস বুনুয়েল

ലൂയി ബുനുവേൽ

ลุยส์ บูญวยล์

ლუის ბუნიუელი

루이스 부뉴엘

ブニュエル, ルイス

ルイス・ブニュエル

ルイス・ブニュエル スペイン出身の映画監督

路易斯布努埃尔

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That obscure object of desire Cet obscur objet du désirLuis Buñuel : a critical biographyBuñuelThe films of Luis Buñuel : subjectivity and desireAn unspeakable betrayal : selected writings of Luis BuñuelLittle ashesLorca, Buñuel, Dalí : forbidden pleasures and connected lives