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Buñuel, Luis 1900-1983

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Most widely held works by Luis Buñuel
Belle de jour by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

189 editions published between 1967 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stunning restored for the 50th anniversary, Belle de Jour is an elegant and erotic masterpiece and undoubtedly Luis Bunul's most accessible film. Severine (Catherine Deneuve), is the glacially beautiful, sexually unfulfilled wife of a surgeon, whose blood runs icy with ennui until she takes a day job in a brothel. There she meets a charismatic but sinister young gangster (Pierre Clementi) and ignites an obsession that will court peril"--Container
Un chien Andalou by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

78 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in the subjective language of the unconscious, this early avant-grade film appears as fresh today as when it first appeared
Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie = Discreet charm of the bourgeoisie by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in French and English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Rafael Costa, embajador de Miranda, y el matrimonio Thévenot están invitados a cenar en casa del matrimonio Sénechal, pero hay una confusión y los cinco deben ir a un restaurante. Al llegar se dan cuenta de que no podrán cenar porque el dueño del lugar ha muerto. A partir de este momento, las reuniones entre este selecto grupo de burgueses se verán interrumpidas por una serie de eventos extraordinarios, algunos reales y otros producto de la imaginación de los personajes
Tristana by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

191 editions published between 1968 and 2020 in 9 languages and held by 1,001 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'âge d'or by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

153 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Propósitio de Buñuel: A biographical documentary study about the life of director Luis Buñuel, using fragments of Buñuel's films, photographs and documents -- some unpublished --, home videos of Buñuel, fragments of his autobiography El último suspiro (1982), and seventy hours of recording in Paris, New York, Los Angeles and Mexico City which collected the testimony of people who knew him, or academic specialists on Buñuel looking into the personality and spirit of the work of filmmaker of Calanda, Spain
Viridiana by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

219 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before idealistic young nun Viridiana is allowed to take her final vows, the Mother Superior requests that she visit her uncle Don Jaime, who has 'selflessly' provided for the girl over the years. Having always considered him an unspeakable beast, she is surprised when he graciously welcomes her into his home. Just as graciously, he sets out to corrupt Viridian beyond redemption, all because the girl resembles the wife that died on their wedding day
Los Olvidados = The young and the damned by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

86 editions published between 1950 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedro is a member of a gang of juvenile delinquents in Mexico City. His association with them changes his morals and ethics. His friendship with Ojitos, an abandoned orphan, and his future hopes, reach a climax when the gangs leader, Jaibo, kills an informer in front of Pedro
Viridiana by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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"--Container
Simón del desierto by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

113 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satire on religion and salvation revolving around a holy hermit who has lived on a pilar in the desert for more than 6 years. When he is tempted by worldly pleasures: women, food, and power, he responds piously but he may not believe his own admonitions
El ángel exterminador = Exterminating angel by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in Spanish and English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a lavish dinner party in a stately mansion, the guests believe themselves unable to leave the premises. As the days pass, the elaborate facades of their social positions collapse and they are forced to live like animals. Finally discovering they are actually free to leave, they go to church to give thanks, where they are again trapped
Cet obscur objet du désir by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

26 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Middle-aged man falls in love with a much younger woman in this satire of sexaul obsession
Le journal d'une femme de chambre by Octave Mirbeau( Visual )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in French and English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chambermaid with Paris flair, gets a job at a country estate. The family she works for and the other staff members are a strange sort and she must learn the ways of country living and neighbor revialry. After a child is murdered near the estate, she begins to have her suspicions as to whom may be responsible
Three screenplays: Viridiana, The exterminating angel, Simon of the desert by Luis Buñuel( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1985 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belle de jour; a film by Luis Buñuel( Book )

36 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 535 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
Le fantôme de la liberté = The phantom of liberty by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

51 editions published between 1973 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A perverse, playfully absurd comedy that compiles many of the illogical themes that preoccupied Bunuel through his career - from the hypocrisy of conventional morality to the arbitrariness of social arrangements
El ángel exterminador = Exteriminating Angel by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

146 editions published between 1962 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bunuel illustrates in this satiric parable that society, placed in certain test conditions, breaks down from its internal contradictions and falsities. The bourgeois guests at a society dinner discover that they are unable to leave the room where they have gathered. As time passes without food, water or the ministrations of servants, their social facades crumble giving way to bestiality. (Does not circulate)
My last sigh by Luis Buñuel( Book )

154 editions published between 1982 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A master film-maker, Luis Bunuel offers a remarkably sophisticated political analysis, but remains based in the essentially peasant values of storytelling and the purposefully unsystematic supervisions of laughter. Originally published: London: Cape, 1984
Un chien andalou by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

170 editions published between 1924 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een surrealistische film over een nachtmerrie
L'age d'or, and Un chien andalou: by Luis Buñuel( Book )

22 editions published between 1930 and 1983 in English and French and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El bruto by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

67 editions published between 1952 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El dueño de una vivienda decide poner en la calle a sus inquilinos para vender los terrenos. Ante la negativa de éstos a desalojar sus casas, el casero, asesorado por su amante, contrata a un matón: el bruto
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Un chien Andalou Un chien andalou
My last sighUn chien andalouLorca, Buñuel, Dalí : forbidden pleasures and connected livesMy last sighLuis Buñuel : the red years, 1929-1939Queering Buñuel : sexual dissidence and pyschoanalysis in his Mexican and Spanish cinemaLorca, Buñuel, Dalí : art and theory
Alternative Names
Bunjuel, Luiz

Bunjuelis Luisas

Bunjuels, L. (Luiss), 1900-1983

Bunjuels, Luiss, 1900-1983


Buñuel, Louis 1900-1983

Buñuel, Luis

Buñuel, Luis 1900-

Buňuel, Luis 1900-1983

Buñuel Portoles, Luis.

Buñuel Portoles, Luis, 1900-

Buñuel Portolés, Luis 1900-1983

Buñuel Portoles, Luís, 1900-1984

Bunuels, L. (Luiss), 1900-1983

Byunyuel Luis

Ludovicus Buñuel

Luijs Bunjuels

Luis Buñuel

Luis Buñuel cineasta español

Luis Buñuel director de cinema español

Luis Buñuel espanjalais-meksikolainen elokuvaohjaaja ja runoilija

Luis Buñuel film director

Luis Buñuel Hispaania filmirežissöör

Luis Buñuel hiszpański reżyser filmowy

Luis Buñuel Mexican-Spanish film director

Luis Buñuel Portolés

Luis Buñuel Portolés director de cinema espanyol

Luis Buñuel réalisateur et scénariste d'origine espagnole, naturalisé mexicain

Luis Buñuel Realizador mexicano de origen español

Luis Buñuel regista spagnolo

Luis Buñuel regizor de film spaniol

Luis Buñuel regjisor spanjoll

Luis Buñuel Spaans filmregisseur

Luis Buñuel španělský filmový režisér

Luis Buñuel spanischer Regisseur

Luis Buñuel spanyol születésű mexikói filmrendező

Luis Buñuel stiúrthóir scannán Spáinneach

Luis Bunyuel

Luiss Bunjuels

Portoles, Luis Bu~nuel

Portoles Luis Buńuel

Portoles, Luis Buñuel, 1900-

Portolés, Luis Buñuel 1900-1983

Portoles, Luís Buñuel, 1900-1984

Λουίς Μπουνιουέλ

Буньюэль, Луис, 1900-1983

Бунюэл, Луис, 1900-1983

Бунюэль Л.

Бунюэль Луис

Бунюэль, Луис, 1900-1983

Бюнюэль Л. 1900-1983

Луис Бунӳэл

Луис Бунюел

Луис Бунюел испански режисьор

Луис Бунюэль испанский киносценарист и кинорежиссёр

Луис Буњел

Луис Буњуел

Луіс Буньюэль

Луїс Бунюель

Луїс Бунюель іспанський кінорежисер, лауреат «Оскара» (1973)

Լուիս Բունյուել

בונואל, לואי

בונואל, לואי 1900-1983

בוניואל, לואיס

לואיס בוניואל

לואיס בוניואל במאי ספרדי סוריאליסטי

لويس بونويل

لويس بونويل، 1900-1983

لويس بونويل مخرج أفلام إسباني

لوئیس بونوئل فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان اسپانیایی

लुई बुनुएल

লুইস বুনুয়েল

লুইস বুনুয়েল স্পেনীয় চলচ্চিত্র পরিচালক ও সুরিয়ালিস্ট আন্দোলনের নেতা

ലൂയി ബുനുവേൽ

ลุยส์ บุญญูเอล

ลุยส์ บูญวยล์

ლუის ბუნიუელი

루이스 부뉴엘

부뉴엘, 루이스 1900-1983

브뉘엘, 루이 1900-1983

브뉘엘, 루이스 1900-1983

ブニュエル, ルイス

ルイス・ブニュエル スペイン出身の映画監督