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- Starring: Gaston Modot, Lya Lys
- Summary: If brutal assaults on religious, political, and social establishments no longer constitute the novelty they posed in 1930, Buñuel's first sound film remains perhaps the screen?s greatest ode to Surrealism, and a veritable checklist of the obsessions that would mark the rest of his long careeer. (Film Forum)… Expand
- Director: Luis Buñuel
- Genre(s): Drama, Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
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80Thanks to his mastery of montage, Buñuel naturalizes Dalí's images into a duplicitous rhythm of normality and outrage. The film suggests instances of sex and violence far more extreme than any actually represented while contriving effronteries so offhanded you can't believe you've actually seen them.