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Buñuel, Luis 1900-1983

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Belle de jour by Luis Buñuel( visu )
176 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,763 libraries worldwide
A surreal account of a surgeon's wife who works as a prostitute in the afternoon
Viridiana by Luis Buñuel( visu )
143 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,563 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
Un chien Andalou by Luis Buñuel( visu )
201 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,544 libraries worldwide
Filmed in the subjective language of the unconscious, this early avant-grade film appears as fresh today as when it first appeared
Tristana by Luis Buñuel( visu )
117 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 945 libraries worldwide
Set in 1920's Spain, this film is a scathing examination of moral decay. The story concerns the relationship between a middle-aged man and his innocent niece, Tristana, with whom he's obsessed
Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie Discreet charm of the bourgeoisie ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in French and held by 889 libraries worldwide
"An upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined."--Container
L'age d'or by Luis Buñuel( visu )
65 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 827 libraries worldwide
Using a melange of strange and unrelated images, this surrealistic film about two lovers who mock convention is a statement by Buñuel on the nature of the bourgeoisie, the Church and the police. Banned in France within two weeks of its release
That obscure object of desire Cet obscur objet du désir by Luis Buñuel( visu )
45 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 761 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 Buñuel( visu )
36 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 724 libraries worldwide
Guests at an elegant dinner party find themselves unable to leave the room for several days; they begin to starve and die. Finally the spell is lifted and they go to church to give thanks, but find they cannot leave the church
Three screenplays: Viridiana, The exterminating angel, Simon of the desert by Luis Buñuel( Book )
11 editions published between 1969 and 1985 in English and held by 672 libraries worldwide
Le fantôme de la liberté The phantom of liberty ( visu )
21 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in French and English and held by 540 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
La voie lactée The milky way by Luis Buñuel( visu )
54 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 540 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 Buñuel( visu )
97 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 536 libraries worldwide
Looks at the slums and the slum children of Mexico City in 1950 and the hopelesness of a life which seems to destroy both the weak and the ruthless
Belle de jour; a film by Luis Buñuel( Book )
34 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 533 libraries worldwide
Le journal d'une femme de chambre by Luis Buñuel( visu )
26 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 522 libraries worldwide
"When Celestine begins work as a chambermaid in a crumbling Normandy estate, she is privy to the most personal of details about each of the members of the household: M. Monteil's craving for sex, Mm. Rabour's embittered repression, father-in-law M. Rabour's refined fetishism. But when two unexpected and shocking events take place in the quiet country community, Celestine suspects that the staunchly right-wing farm labourer, Joseph, is involved, and does everything in her power to make him confess"--Container
Simón del Desierto by Luis Buñuel( visu )
36 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 510 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
Tristana by Benito Pérez Galdós( Book )
32 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 484 libraries worldwide
Luis Buñuel's dark comedy on obsession and its power to corrupt
Nazarín by Luis Buñuel( visu )
56 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 439 libraries worldwide
A humble priest is forced to leave the priesthood because of his relationship with women
Un chien Andalou Land without bread ( visu )
8 editions published between 1928 and 2000 in French and English and held by 372 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
Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie The discreet charm of the bourgeoisie ( visu )
20 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in French and English and held by 354 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
The exterminating angel : Nazarin, and Los Olvidados: three films by Luis Buñuel( Book )
5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
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Bunjuel, Luiz
Buñuel, Luis
Buñuel, Luis 1900-
Buňuel, Luis 1900-1983
Buñuel Portoles, Luis.
Buñuel Portolés, Luis 1900-1983
Luis Buñuel
Portoles, Luis Bu~nuel
Portoles, Luis Buñuel.
Portolés, Luis Buñuel 1900-1983
בונואל, לואי 1900-1983
لويس بونويل، 1900-1983
ブニュエル, ルイス
French (502)
Spanish (408)
English (259)
German (44)
Multiple languages (14)
Italian (10)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
Portuguese (1)
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