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Un Chien Andalou, 21 min (1929)

Luis Buñuel (Experimental)


Caption: PT

Classification:  16+ 


"Un Chien Andalou" is an iconic surrealist film released in 1929, directed by Spanish filmmaker Luis Buñuel in collaboration with surrealist artist Salvador Dalí. The film is notable for its disturbing and impactful images, which defy logic and conventional cinema narrative.


The film's plot is made up of a series of seemingly disconnected and surreal scenes, such as a man cutting a woman's eye with a razor, ants coming out of a hand, and a woman being dragged by ropes attached to a piano. The film is an exploration of the human psyche and unconscious impulses, and many of the images have symbolic meaning.


"Un Chien Andalou" is a significant example of surrealist cinema, an artistic movement that sought to explore the imagination and subconscious through cinema. The film was a huge success among artists and intellectuals of the time, and is widely regarded as a masterpiece of experimental cinema.


The legacy of "Un Chien Andalou" is evident in many contemporary films and works of art, which continue to explore the aesthetic and emotional possibilities of cinema. The film is a notable example of how cinema can be used to express ideas and emotions that cannot be conveyed through other means.

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