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Director:
Writers:
Salvador Dalí (scenario) and
Luis Buñuel (scenario)
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Release Date:
6 June 1929 (France) See more »
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Plot:
Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí present seventeen minutes of bizarre, surreal imagery. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Perhaps the most influencing movie in the history of cinema See more (140 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Simone Mareuil ... Young girl (as Simonne Mareuil)

Pierre Batcheff ... Man (as Pierre Batchef)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Luis Buñuel ... Man in Prolog (uncredited)

Salvador Dalí ... Seminarist (uncredited)
Robert Hommet ... Young Man (uncredited)
Marval ... Seminarist (uncredited)
Fano Messan ... Hermaphrodite (uncredited)
Jaume Miravitlles ... Fat Seminarist (uncredited)

Directed by
Luis Buñuel  (as Louis Bunuel)
 
Writing credits
Salvador Dalí (scenario) (as Salvador Dali) and
Luis Buñuel (scenario) (as Louis Bunuel)

Produced by
Luis Buñuel .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Albert Duverger  (as Duverger)
Jimmy Berliet (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Luis Buñuel 
 
Art Direction by
Pierre Schild (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Luis Buñuel .... music selection (1960 sonorized version)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Un chien andalou" - France (original title)
"An Andalusian Dog" - International (English title) (informal literal English title)
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Runtime:
16 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:16 | Australia:M | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-16 (1977) (uncut) | Finland:K-16 (1962) (cut) | Finland:(Banned) (1962) (uncut) | Finland:(Banned) (1956 ) (uncut) | Germany:16 | Netherlands:Unrated | Russia:16+ | Singapore:NC-16 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:15 (video rating) (1994) | USA:Not Rated

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At the Paris premiere, Luis Buñuel hid behind the screen with stones in his pockets for fear of being attacked by the confused audience. Nothing of the sort happened. In fact, the audience loved its mysterious and incomprehensible plot.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When the young woman with the box is about to be run over by a car, she raises her hands. At that moment she is not holding the box. In the next shot just before the accident she is holding the box again.See more »
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Prelude Tristan und IsoldeSee more »

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26 out of 39 people found the following review useful.
Perhaps the most influencing movie in the history of cinema, 26 May 2001
Author: Angeneer from Athens, Greece

This is a truly ground-breaking movie. Surrealist geniuses Dali and Bunuel combined their powers and produced this short collection of shocking scenes. This is the film that first showed that art is not there only to please the audience but also to annoy and depict our darkest thoughts and dreams. The proof of its success is that nowadays the shock value is almost zero (except the ultra-famous eye scene). What then seemed an outrageous and demoralizing attempt is now common practice. I still think though that given their talents, they could do an even better movie if they were more serious about it, but one should not forget they were two young guys trying to revolt against the establishment.

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