After a lavish dinner party, the guests find themselves mysteriously unable to leave the room... and over the next few days all the elaborate pretenses and facades that they've built up by virtue of their position in society collapse completely as they become reduced to living like animals...
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Luis Bunuel's controversial and award-winning film
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Did You Know?
Even though you never see them open in the movie, Luis Buñuel
insisted that the closets were full of clothes during production. See more
After the butler trips in the dining room, the lady of the house follows him into the kitchen. While they speak the boom mic can clearly be seen at the bottom of the screen, extending out from under a table. See more
Julio, Mayordomo; Steward
The help becomes more impertinent each day.
In the uncut print (featured on the Criterion DVD) the guests enter the mansion and go upstairs twice. Some versions omit the surrealistic second arrival. See more
Sonata No. 6
Music by Pietro Domenico Paradisi See more