Special 30th : Exquisite Corpse

L'Age d'or

Luis Buñuel

1930
France
1h03
Fiction
B&W

A film chosen by André S. Labarthe

A surrealist tale of a man and a woman passionately in love with one another, but their attempts to consummate that passion are constantly thwarted by their families, the Church, and bourgeois society.

Cast
Lya Lys, Gaston Modot, Max Ernst, Pierre Prévert, Pancho Cossio
Screenplay
Luis Buñuel, Salvador Dali
Photography
Albert Duverger
Sound
Peter Paul Brauer
Music
Georges Van Parys, Felix Mendelssohn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Claude Debussy, Richard Wagner
Art direction
Pierre Schildknecht
Editing
Luis Buñuel
Production
Charles de Noailles, Marie-Laure de Noailles

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