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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Named Person:||Luis Buñuel; Luis Buñuel; Luis Buñuel|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Description:||176 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Buñuel and the surrealists --
A surrealist in chains --
Buñuel and the bourgeoisie --
'Thank god I'm still and atheist'.
|Series Title:||Colección Támesis., Serie A,, Monografías ;, 210.|
From 1960, greater financial and technical resources allowed him to make, in Spain and France, the films for which he is best known: Viridiana (1961), Belle de jour (1966), Tristana (1970), The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972), and That Obscure Object of Desire (1977). Although the French films in particular are less aggressive and more ironic than his early work, they nevertheless reveal Bunuel's continuing preoccupations: sex, bourgeois values, and religion." "In this study, Gwynne Edwards analyses Bunuel's films in the context of his personal obsessions and suggests that, in contrast to any of his fellow artists, he experienced a degree of sexual inhibition surprising in a surrealist."--Jacket.