Luis Bunuel


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Noun1.Luis Bunuel - Spanish film director (1900-1983)
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(10) Virginia Higginbotham says that "the idea of two actresses for the leading role was apparently accidental, for Maria Schneider was to have played Conchita before she walked out in a disagreement" (Luis Bunuel 185).
At the other end of the cultural spectrum comes Warner's World Cinema collection, 13 masterpieces from the likes of Luis Bunuel (Tristana, Belle De Jour, The Discreet Charm Of The Bougeoisie), Jean-Luc Goddard (Alphaville, Une Femme Est Une Femme), Jean-Jacques Beineix (Diva) and Jean Renoir (Le Grande Illusion, La Bete Humaine).
The most popular Spanish poet of his generation after World War I, a member of Madrid's artistic elite that included painter Salvador Dali and filmmaker Luis Bunuel, Garcia Lorca had written the classic plays Blood Wedding, Yerma, and The House of Bernada Alba by the time of the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War.
But it was in 1929, when Luis Bunuel and Salvadore Dali unsettled the film community with Un Chien Andalou (An Andalusian Dog), a disturbing, meandering potpourri of irrational, symbolic episodes, that surrealism in movies had truly arrived.
The demented hero of Luis Bunuel's The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz--virile, artistic, handsome, rich-believes he's a lady-killer.
Director Luis Bunuel turned a scathing lens on reality, shattering social conventions
grave heist thriller' reminiscent of 'Luis Bunuel's 'Land Without Bread' in its near surreal social squalor.' Set in a cemetery, 'Underground' topbills Joem Bascon and Mara Lopez.
Through Vogel's efforts, American audiences came to experience, among other films unmentioned by the obituary, Luis Bunuel's Exterminating Angel and Gillo Pontecorvo's Battle of Algiersthe latter the 42nd most Jewish film ever.