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Surrealist Sundays: The Exterminating Angel

The Exterminating Angel (1962)

dir. Luis Bunuel

starring: Silvia Pinal, Jacqueline Andere, Enrique Rambal

In the final installment of Surrealist Sundays, I look at one of Bunuel’s well-known works: … 394 mais palavras

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Surrealist Sundays: Diary of a Chambermaid

Diary of a Chambermaid (1964)

dir. Luis Bunuel

starring: Jeanne Moreau, Michel Piccoli, Georges Geret

People are not as they appear to Celestine (Jeanne Moreau), the new chambermaid of a wealthy household.  522 mais palavras

Movie Review

Surrealist Sundays: Belle de Jour

Belle de Jour  (1967) is a Bunuel film about a woman coming of age.  The young female protagonist enters into a degrading relationship that she finds sexually liberating. 392 mais palavras

Movie Review

Film" "Force Majeure"

A prosperous Swedish family – husband, wife, young daughter and son – are on a 5-day vacation at a French ski resort. They are having lunch at an outdoor cafe when they hear a rumbling, and see a wall of snow slowly descending the mountain. 533 mais palavras

My friend “Fox” (My mom’s too – since she went to school with him at Oberlin) with French Movie Star Catherine Deneuve

L'Age d'Or

Film 113 in the “1001 Films to See Before You Die” challenge is 1930’s “L’Age d’Or”. Or as it’s known in English “The Age of Gold.” This French film is directed by Luis Buñuel is about the insanities of modern life, the hypocrisy of the sexual mores of bourgeois society and the value system of the Roman Catholic Church and is written by both Buñuel and Salvador Dali. 785 mais palavras