1970, Spain/Italy/France, 100m, DCP

Restored in its original European cut, Buñuel’s sensual and seriously funny masterwork was championed by Vincent Canby in The New York Times and brought the director his first Oscar nomination, in the Best Foreign Language Film category. Orphaned Catherine Deneuve becomes the ward of Fernando Rey, but he begins to covet her and will not be denied; although she later finds love with Franco Nero, she will attend to unfinished business… 

In Spanish with English subtitles

A film by Luis Buñuel