Un chien andalou (1928)

A scabrous study of desire, the subconscious and anti-clericalism – Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí’s provocative first film is a classic of Surrealist cinema.
1928 France
Directed by
Luis Buñuel
Produced by
Luis Buñuel, Salvador Dalí
Written by
Salvador Dalí, Luis Buñuel
Featuring
Simone Mareuil, Pierre Batcheff, Jaime Miravilles
Running time
17 minutes

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