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L'Age d'Or (Dual Format Edition) L'Age d'Or (Dual Format Edition)

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More than 80 years on, this masterpiece of cinematic surrealism remains as brilliantly witty and shocking as ever.

More than 80 years on, this masterpiece of cinematic surrealism remains as brilliantly witty and shocking as ever.

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"... a divine orgy" (Henry Miller)

"Perfection in free cinematic expression." (Ado Kyrou)

More than 80 years on, this masterpiece of cinematic surrealism remains as brilliantly witty and shocking as ever. Uniting the genius of Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dali, L'Age d'Or is a uniquely savage blend of visual poetry and social commentary. A sinister yet poignant chronicle of a couple's struggle to consummate their desire – the film was banned and vilified for many years for its subversive eroticism and furious dissection of 'civilised' values.

"... a divine orgy" (Henry Miller)

"Perfection in free cinematic expression." (Ado Kyrou)

More than 80 years on, this masterpiece of cinematic surrealism remains as brilliantly witty and shocking as ever. Uniting the genius of Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dali, L'Age d'Or is a uniquely savage blend of visual poetry and social commentary. A sinister yet poignant chronicle of a couple's struggle to consummate their desire – the film was banned and vilified for many years for its subversive eroticism and furious dissection of 'civilised' values.

Extras

  • Selected scenes commentary by Robert Short
  • Un Chien Andalou (1929, 16 minutes) is presented with a choice of three audio tracks: 1960 'Tango' score; Newly commissioned Mordant Music score; Robert Short commentary
  • A Proposito de Bunuel (2000, 99 minutes DVD only): documentary on Luis Bunuel by Jose Luis Lopez-Linares and Javier Rioyo
  • Filmed introduction by Robert Short (25 minutes DVD only)

Additional Info

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SKU 5035673010594
Catalogue Number BFIB1059
Subtitle A film by Luis Bu_uel and Salvador Dali
Product contents
  • Selected scenes commentary by Robert Short.
  • Un Chien Andalou (1929, 16 min) is presented with a choice of three audio tracks: 1960 'Tango' score; newly commissioned Mordant Music score; Robert Short commentary.
Year 1930
Director Bunuel, Luis; Dali, Salvador
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) BFI
Countries France , Spain
Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Colour Black/white
Sound Sound
Subtitles English
Language(s) French
Running time 63
DVD region 2
Blu-ray region B
Certificate 15

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