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Un Chien Andalou (1929)

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Un Chien Andalou (1929)

Director: Luis Buñuel

Cast: Pierre Batcheff, Simone Mareuil

Runtime: 16 minutes

My Rating: ★★★★★

In Short: One of the most important movies in history

It is one of the most famous short films of all time. In my opinion, it is one of the greatest movies in existence. Some agree with me, some disagree vehemently. But one thing cannot be denied: it opens with one of the most famous images in cinema’s history, that of a calf’s eye being sliced by a razorblade. And from there, it only continues to dazzle, amaze, shock, frighten and intrigue viewers for sixteen precious minutes more.

You may be asking: what has prompted me to write an article about a film running only sixteen minutes? Well, recently I recommended the film to a coworker, who watched it and returned, bemused, to ask me: “What the hell was the point of that?”…

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