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Un Chien Andalou

France, 1929 (MIFF 1956, Growing Pains)

Director: Luis Buñuel

Strongly influenced by psychological thought, the film purports to be a revelation of Dali's subconscious experiences. An attempt to show a subjective analysis of the subconscious, the film consists of surrealist images, each of symbolic significance.

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CINEMA DALI

France,Spain, 2004
Cinema Dali France/SpainWith the total cooperation of the Salvador Dali Foundation, director Xavi Figueras' investigative documentary reorganises and returns to the screen the cream of over 40 hours … More »

LOS OLVIDADOS

Mexico, 1951
Los Olvidados (meaning the forgotten ones) was made in Mexico City slums with mostly non¬professional young actors whose talents lie in their simplicity, their obedience to brilliant direction (f… More »

NAZARIN

Mexico, 1959
Luis Bunuel's film is a kind of summary of his style and his ideas. It is a truly great film. John Huston called it a masterpiece on the level of Bicycle Thieves, Bardem declares that its final scene… More »

THE CRIMINAL LIFE OF ARCHIBALDO DE LA CRUZ

Mexico, 1955
In The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz., Mexico's great director, Luis Bunuel, continued his investigation of psycho-sexual aberrations and false moral values — a remarkable comedie noir… More »

THE YOUNG ONE

Mexico, 1960
Bunuel used an island off the coast of one of the southern states to make this film about a Negro on the run - a story of innocence and corruption. ... The film's simple plot transcends its one local… More »

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