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Viridiana | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 91%  Viridiana  90 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Luis Buñuel]  [19 Mar 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Fernando Rey, Francisco Rabal, José Calvo, Silvia Pinal
Plot:  Viridiana, a young nun about to take her final vows, pays a visit to her widowed uncle at the request of her Mother Superior.
Writer:  Julio Alejandro, Luis Buñuel
Language:  Spanish, English    Country:  Spain, Mexico    More Info:  IMDB
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie  102 min,  PG,  [Comedy]  [Luis Buñuel]  [22 Oct 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%, Metacritic 93/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Bulle Ogier, Delphine Seyrig, Fernando Rey, Paul Frankeur
Plot:  A surreal, virtually plotless series of dreams centered around six middle-class people and their consistently interrupted attempts to have a meal together.
Writer:  Luis Buñuel (scenario), Jean-Claude Carrière (with the collaboration of)
Language:  French, Spanish    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Simon of the Desert | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  Simon of the Desert  43 min,  [Short, Comedy, Drama]  [Luis Buñuel]  [09 Feb 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Claudio Brook, Enrique Álvarez Félix, Hortensia Santoveña, Silvia Pinal
Plot:  Simon, a deeply religious man living in the 4th century, wants to be nearer to God so he climbs a column. The Devil wants him come down to Earth and is trying to seduce him.
Writer:  Luis Buñuel (based on a story by), Luis Buñuel (screenplay and dialogue), Julio Alejandro (screenplay and dialogue)
Language:  Spanish, Latin    Country:  Mexico    More Info:  IMDB
Tristana | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Tristana  99 min,  PG-13,  [Drama]  [Luis Buñuel]  [29 Apr 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 93/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Catherine Deneuve, Fernando Rey, Franco Nero, Lola Gaos
Plot:  Shortly after her mother's death, an innocent and youthful woman will find refuge into the household of her middle-aged aristocratic guardian, who will submit her to his sexual advances.
Writer:  Julio Alejandro, Luis Buñuel (screen story), Benito Pérez Galdós (novel)
Language:  Spanish    Country:  Spain, Italy, France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz  89 min,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Luis Buñuel]  [19 May 1955]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Ariadne Welter, Ernesto Alonso, Miroslava, Rita Macedo
Plot:  The delirious journey of a mental disordered man, who is obsessed in making the perfect crime.
Writer:  Luis Buñuel (screenplay & adaptation), Eduardo Ugarte (screenplay & adaptation), Rodolfo Usigli (novel)
Language:  Spanish    Country:  Mexico    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
El | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  El  82 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Luis Buñuel]  [09 Jul 1953]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Arturo de Córdova, Aurora Walker, Carlos Martínez Baena, Delia Garcés
Plot:  A husband's suave exterior unravels after his marriage, and he unleashes his paranoid and volatile temper on his wife, which escalates to more dangerous and unpredictable tantrums.
Writer:  Luis Buñuel (story), Luis Alcoriza (story), Luis Buñuel (adaptation), Luis Alcoriza (adaptation), Mercedes Pinto (novel)
Language:  Spanish    Country:  Mexico    More Info:  IMDB
That Obscure Object of Desire | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  That Obscure Object of Desire  103 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Luis Buñuel]  [08 Oct 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 84/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Carole Bouquet, Fernando Rey, Julien Bertheau, Ángela Molina
Plot:  Recounted in flashback are the romantic perils of Mathieu, a middle-aged French sophisticate as he falls for his nineteen year-old former chambermaid Conchita.
Writer:  Luis Buñuel (scenario), Jean-Claude Carrière (collaboration), Pierre Louÿs (inspired by the book "La femme et le pantin")
Language:  French, Spanish    Country:  France, Spain    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Exterminating Angel | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Exterminating Angel  95 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Fantasy]  [Luis Buñuel]  [21 Aug 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Claudio Brook, Enrique Rambal, Jacqueline Andere, José Baviera, Silvia Pinal
Plot:  The guests at an upper-class dinner party find themselves unable to leave.
Writer:  Luis Buñuel (screenplay by), Luis Buñuel (story by), Luis Alcoriza (story by)
Language:  Spanish    Country:  Mexico    More Info:  IMDB
The Young and the Damned | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Young and the Damned  80 min,  [Crime, Drama]  [Luis Buñuel]  [24 Mar 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 12 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Alfonso Mejía, Estela Inda, Miguel Inclán, Roberto Cobo
Plot:  A group of juvenile delinquents live a violent and crime-filled life in the festering slums of Mexico City, and the morals of young Pedro are gradually corrupted and destroyed by the others...
Writer:  Luis Alcoriza, Luis Buñuel
Language:  Spanish    Country:  Mexico    More Info:  IMDB
Belle de Jour | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Belle de Jour  100 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Luis Buñuel]  [10 Apr 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 5 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Catherine Deneuve, Geneviève Page, Jean Sorel, Michel Piccoli
Plot:  A frigid young housewife decides to spend her midweek afternoons as a prostitute.
Writer:  Joseph Kessel (novel), Luis Buñuel (adaptation), Jean-Claude Carrière (adaptation)
Language:  French, Spanish, Mongolian    Country:  France, Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Young One | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Young One  96 min,  [Drama]  [Luis Buñuel]  [18 Jan 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Bernie Hamilton, Crahan Denton, Key Meersman, Zachary Scott
Plot:  A jazz musician seeks refuge from a lynch mob on a remote island, where he meets a hostile game warden and the young object of his attentions.
Writer:  Peter Matthiessen (story "Travellin' Man"), Hugo Butler (screenplay), Luis Buñuel (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  Mexico, USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Milky Way | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Milky Way  105 min,  M,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Luis Buñuel]  [15 Mar 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Alain Cuny, Edith Scob, Laurent Terzieff, Paul Frankeur
Plot:  Two drifters go on a pilgrimage from France to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Along the way, they hitchhike, beg for food, and face the Christian dogmas and heresies from different Ages.
Writer:  Luis Buñuel, Jean-Claude Carrière
Language:  French, Italian, Latin    Country:  France, Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Phantom of Liberty | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The Phantom of Liberty  104 min,  R,  [Comedy]  [Luis Buñuel]  [27 Oct 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Adolfo Celi, Adriana Asti, Jean-Claude Brialy, Julien Bertheau, Michel Piccoli
Plot:  This surrealist film consists of a series of only vaguely related episodes, most famously the dinner party scene in which people sit on lavatories round a dinner table, occasionally ...
Writer:  Luis Buñuel, Jean-Claude Carrière
Language:  French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Robinson Crusoe | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Robinson Crusoe  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama]  [Luis Buñuel]  [05 Aug 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Chel López, Dan O'Herlihy, Felipe de Alba, Jaime Fernández
Plot:  The classic story of Robinson Crusoe, a man who is dragged to a desert island after a shipwreck
Writer:  Daniel Defoe (novel), Hugo Butler (screenplay), Luis Buñuel (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  Mexico, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
L'Age d'Or | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  L'Age d'Or  63 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Luis Buñuel]  [01 Nov 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Actors:  Caridad de Laberdesque, Gaston Modot, Lya Lys, Max Ernst
Plot:  A surrealist tale of a man and a woman passionately in love with one another, but their attempts to consummate that passion are constantly thwarted by their families, the Church, and bourgeois society.
Writer:  Luis Buñuel (scenario), Salvador Dalí (scenario)
Language:  French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB
Diary of a Chambermaid | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Diary of a Chambermaid  97 min,  [Crime, Drama]  [Luis Buñuel]  [09 Mar 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Daniel Ivernel, Françoise Lugagne, Georges Géret, Jeanne Moreau, Michel Piccoli
Plot:  Celestine, the chambermaid, has new job on the country. The Monteils, who she works for are a group of strange people. The wife is frigid, her husband is always hunting (both animals and ...
Writer:  Octave Mirbeau (based on the novel by), Luis Buñuel (adaptation), Jean-Claude Carrière (adaptation)
Language:  French    Country:  Italy, France    More Info:  IMDB
Nazarin | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Nazarin  94 min,  [Drama]  [Luis Buñuel]  [20 Jun 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Francisco Rabal, Ignacio López Tarso, Marga López, Rita Macedo
Plot:  A priest in a poor community lives a charitable life in accordance with his religious principles, but many others do not return the favor.
Writer:  Julio Alejandro (adapted for the screen by), Luis Buñuel (adapted for the screen by), Benito Pérez Galdós (based on the novel by), Emilio Carballido (dialogue)
Language:  Spanish    Country:  Mexico    More Info:  IMDB
Death in the Garden | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Death in the Garden  104 min,  [Adventure, Drama]  [Luis Buñuel]  [21 Sep 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Vanel, Georges Marchal, Michel Piccoli, Simone Signoret
Plot:  Chark, an adventurer comes to small village in the near of a gold digger's camp. He is arrested by the local police, who accuse him of having comitted a bank robbery in a neighoured town. ...
Writer:  Luis Alcoriza (adaptation), Luis Buñuel (adaptation), Raymond Queneau (adaptation), Raymond Queneau (dialogue), Gabriel Arout (dialogue), José-André Lacour (novel)
Language:  French    Country:  France, Mexico    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Susana | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Susana  86 min,  [Drama]  [Luis Buñuel]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Fernando Soler, María Gentil Arcos, Rosita Quintana, Víctor Manuel Mendoza
Plot:  An unstable young woman escapes from a reformatory for very, very wayward girls and deceptively finds shelter in the kind home of a frighteningly nice and decent family. Little by little, ...
Writer:  Manuel Reachi (story), Jaime Salvador (adaptation), Jaime Salvador (dialogue), Rodolfo Usigli (additional dialogue), Luis Buñuel (shooting script)
Language:  Spanish    Country:  Mexico    More Info:  IMDB
The Great Madcap | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  The Great Madcap  92 min,  [Comedy]  [Luis Buñuel]  [25 Nov 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Andrés Soler, Fernando Soler, Rosario Granados, Rubén Rojo
Plot:  Buñuel's first "comeback" film since "L'Age d'Or" in 1930 (he made only a few musicals in the interim), "El Gran Calavera" concerns a family's attempts to change the patriarch's somewhat ...
Writer:  Janet Alcoriza (adaptation), Luis Alcoriza (adaptation), Adolfo Torrado (play)
Language:  Spanish    Country:  Mexico    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Illusion Travels by Streetcar | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Illusion Travels by Streetcar  82 min,  [Comedy, Adventure, Drama]  [Luis Buñuel]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Agustín Isunza, Carlos Navarro, Fernando Soto, Lilia Prado
Plot:  Confronted with the unfortunate news that their favorite Streetcar, no. 133, is going to be decommissioned, two Municipal Transit workers get drunk and decide to "take 'er for one last spin...
Writer:  Mauricio de la Serna (story), José Revueltas (adaptation), Mauricio de la Serna (adaptation), Luis Alcoriza (adaptation), Juan de la Cabada (adaptation)
Language:  Spanish    Country:  Mexico    More Info:  IMDB
Mexican Bus Ride | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Mexican Bus Ride  74 min,  [Comedy]  [Luis Buñuel]  [26 Jun 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  6 nominations.
Actors:  Carmelita González, Esteban Márquez, Lilia Prado, Luis Aceves Castañeda, Manuel Dondé
Plot:  A young man and woman's honeymoon is cut short when the man learns that his mother has fallen ill back at home. The newlywed couple rush there to discover the other sons neglecting their ...
Writer:  Manuel Altolaguirre (story and adaptation), Luis Buñuel (adaptation), Juan de la Cabada (adaptation), Manuel Reachi (story), Lilia Solano Galeana (dialogue)
Language:  Spanish    Country:  Mexico    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Daughter of Deceit | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Daughter of Deceit  78 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Luis Buñuel]  [29 Aug 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alicia Caro, Fernando Soler, Fernando Soto, Rubén Rojo
Plot:  After discovering he's being cheated on by his wife María, Quintin kicks her out of the house. Upon leaving, his wife confesses that their daughter Martha is actually not Quintin'd daughter...
Writer:  Carlos Arniches (play), Luis Alcoriza (adaptation), Janet Alcoriza (adaptation)
Language:  Spanish    Country:  Mexico    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Woman Without Love | Movie Details for Director Luis Buñuel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  A Woman Without Love  85 min,  [Drama]  [Luis Buñuel]  [31 Jul 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Joaquín Cordero, Julio Villarreal, Rosario Granados, Tito Junco
Plot:  After indulging in an affair with a man (a friend of the family) she truly loves, a woman returns to her young son and husband for good, and loses contact with the man. Her husband is ...
Writer:  Guy de Maupassant (novel), Jaime Salvador (adaptation), Rodolfo Usigli (additional dialogue), Luis Buñuel (technical screenplay)
Language:  Spanish    Country:  Mexico    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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