The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
- 1h 42min
- Directed by: Luis Buñuel
- Written by: Luis Buñuel, Jean-Claude Carrière
- Cast: Fernando Rey, Paul Frankeur, Delphine Seyrig, Stéphane Audran, Bulle Ogier, Jean-Pierre Cassel
- Language: French
A group of friends find their dinner gathering interrupted by a series of bizarre, mostly dreamt-up events. Not as savage a satire as Buñuel's earlier work, but he is certainly more assured as he fires at his constant targets – the church, the state and the army.
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Reviews & features
Revisiting: The Discreet Charm Of The Bourgeoisie26 Jun 2012
Re-issue of surrealist filmmaker Luis Buñuel’s scathing satire on the ruling elite
A 40th anniversary re-issue for Luis Buñuel’s penultimate film, a brilliant comedy of manners, in which half-a-dozen bourgeois folk, including a pair of middle-aged married couples, a younger female relative, and an ambassador of a fictional South…
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