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DVD

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The exterminating angel

Call Number

  • DVD FOREIGN (CEN)

Edition

Special ed.; full screen version.

Languages

Spanish dialogue with optional English subtitles.

Performers

Silvia Pinal, Claudio Brook, Enrique Rambal, Lucy Gallardo, José Baviera, Augusto Benedico, Antonio Bravo, Jacqueline Andere, Enrique García Álvarez, César de Campo, Rosa Elena Durgel.

Publication Information

[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection ; [Chatsworth, Calif.] : Distributed by Image Entertainment, [2009]

Physical Description

2 videodiscs (93 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

Not rated.

Summary

After a lavish dinner party in a stately mansion, the guests believe themselves unable to leave the premises. As the days pass, the elaborate facades of their social positions collapse and they are forced to live like animals. Finally discovering they are actually free to leave, they go to church to give thanks, where they are again trapped.

Notes

Title from container.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.

Special features: "The last script: remembering Luis Bruñuel", a 2008 documentary featuring Jean-Claude Carrière and Juan Luis Buñuel ; new interviews with filmmaker Arturo Ripstein and actress Silvia Pinal ; theatrical trailer ; a booklet featuring a new essay by film scholar Marsha Kinder and a reprinted interview with Buñuel.

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