That Obscure Object of Desire Image

Universal acclaim - based on 5 Critics

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Universal acclaim- based on 10 Ratings

Summary: Just after boarding a train, much to the surprise of his fellow passengers, a man pours a bucket of water over a young girl on the platform. Over the next few hours he explains (and we see in flashback) how he became obsessed by her (so much so that he failed to notice that she was played by two different actresses, representing different sides of her personality), and how she tantalised him, but would never allow him to satisfy his desire for her...
Runtime: 102 min
Production: Greenwich Film Productions
Genres: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Countries: Spain, France
Languages: French, Spanish
Home Release Date: Nov 13, 2001
Director Credit
Luis Buñuel Director
Writer Credit
Jean-Claude Carrière Collaboration
Luis Buñuel Scenario
Pierre Louÿs Inspired By The Book "La Femme Et Le Pantin"
Principal Cast Credit
Ángela Molina Conchita
Carole Bouquet Conchita
Fernando Rey Mathieu
Cast Credit
André Lacombe Cast
André Weber Valet
Annie Monange Cast
Antonio Duque Cast
Auguste Carrière La Femme Qui Reprise Dans La Vitrine
Ellen Bahl Manolita
Jacques Debary Un Voyageur
Julien Bertheau Judge
Lita Lluch-Peiro Cast
María Asquerino Encarnación - Madre De Conchita
Milena Vukotic Woman In Train
Valerie Blanco Cast
Producer Credit
Serge Silberman Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: