Luis Buñuel

By Raymond Durgnat

This is often the second one, revised and enlarged variation of the amazing monograph by way of the overdue Durgnat, initially released in 1967.

For this PDF, i've got appended essays that Durgnat wrote on Bunuel's later motion pictures, published after the ebook of this publication, culled from movie Quarterly and movie remark, bringing the Durgnat's writings modern with Bunuel's final motion pictures.

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