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Title:
Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie
Author:
Buñuel, Luis, 1900-1983.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2000]
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (101, 98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
"An upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined."--Container.
General Note:
Originally produced as motion picture in 1972.

Widescreen.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
French
Contents:
Disc one. Feature ; El náufrago de la calle de Providencia = The castaway on the street of Providence, 24-minute documentary homage to Buñuel by his longtime friends Arturo Ripstein and Rafael Castanedo made in 1970 ; original theatrical trailer -- Disc two. A propósito de Buñuel = Speaking of Buñuel, 98-minute documentary produced in 2000 on the life and work of Buñuel by Jose Luis López-Linares and Javier Rioyo (French and Spanish with optional English subtitles) ; Buñuel filmography.
Personal Subject:
Added Title:
Náufrago de la calle de Providencia.

A propósito de Buñuel.
ISBN:
9780780023826
Format :
DVD

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Summary

Bourgeois friends gather to enjoy a pleasant dinner but keep getting interrupted by a series of bizarre events.This DVD edition includes the following supplements: El Naufrago De La Calle De La Providencia" ("The Survivor on the Street of Providence") 1970, 25 min. - A documentary on Bunuel by longtime friends Arturo Ripstein and Rafael Castanedo; Bunuel's recipe for the perfect martini; A proposito de Bunuel (Speaking of Bunuel, 2000): a new 98-minute documentary on the life and work of Bunuel by Jose Luis Lopez-Linares and Javier Rioyo.


Summary

Several bourgeois friends planning to get together for dinner experience a succession of highly unusual occurrences that interfere with their expected dining enjoyment.


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