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El ángel exterminador [videorecording] / Gustavo Alatriste presenta ; nueva versión con diálogos de Luis Buñuel ; cinedrama de Luis Alcoriza and Luis Buñuel ; productor, Gustavo Alatriste ; director, Luis Buñuel.

Other Title:
Title on container: Exterminating angel [videorecording]
Edition:
Special ed.; Fullscreen ed.
Publication:
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2009.
Series:
Criterion collection; 459.
The criterion collection ; 459
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (93 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Alcoriza, Luis -- Film adaptations.
Upper class -- Drama.
Social status -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Fantasy films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, Mexican.
Detective and mystery films.
Language:
Spanish dialogue with optional English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; mono.; restored high-definition digital transfer.
Summary:
After a lavish dinner party in a stately mansion, the guests believe themselves unable to leave the premises. As the days pass, the elaborate facades of their social positions collapse and they are forced to live like animals. Finally discovering they are actually free to leave, they go to church to give thanks, where they are again trapped.
Participant:
Silvia Pinal, Claudio Brook, Enrique Rambal, Lucy Gallardo, José Baviera, Augusto Benedico, Antonio Bravo, Jacqueline Andere, Enrique García Álvarez, César de Campo, Rosa Elena Durgel.
Credits:
Cinematography, Gabriel Figueroa ; editor, Carlos Savage ; music, Raúl Lavista.
Notes:
Based on the story "Los náufragos de la calle de la Providencia" by Luis Alcoriza and Luis Buñuel.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
Special features: "The last script: remembering Luis Bruñuel", a 2008 documentary featuring Jean-Claude Carrière and Juan Luis Buñuel ; new interviews with filmmaker Arturo Ripstein and actress Silvia Pinal ; theatrical trailer ; a booklet featuring a new essay by film scholar Marsha Kinder and a reprinted interview with Buñuel.
Contributor:
Buñuel, Luis, 1900-1983. , Director, Screenwriter
Alatriste, Gustavo. , Producer
Pinal, Silvia. , Actor
Brook, Claudio. , Actor
Rambal, Enrique. , Actor
Gallardo, Lucy. , Actor
Baviera, José. , Actor
Benedico, Augusto. , Actor
Bravo, Antonio (Bravo Sanchez) , Actor
Andere, Jacqueline. , Actor
García Álvarez, Enrique. , Actor
Campo, Cesar del. , Actor
Durgel, Rosa Elena. , Actor
Lavista, Raul. , Composer
Figueroa, Gabriel. , Cinematographer
Savage, Carlos. , Editor
Alcoriza, Luis. , Author
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
1604651121
9781604651126
OCLC:
276784389
Publisher Number:
715515035026
CC1785D Criterion Collection
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