Tristana

1970, 105m, DCP, Spain/Italy/France

Now 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… (A Journey Through Cinema: Ten Years of Cohen Media Group)

In French with English subtitles

A film by Luis Buñuel