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Also Known As: Died: July 29, 1983
Born: February 22, 1900 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Calanda, Teruel, ES Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Republic of Sin (1988) as Director
A small island of the coast of a Latin American country is used as a dumping ground for political prisoners and other criminals. Soon, a power struggle ensues after the island's governor is assassinated and an idealistic replacement eventually finds that he must compromise his principles.
2.
That Obscure Object of Desire (1977) as Director
Just after boarding a train, much to the surprise of his fellow passengers, a young man pours a bucket of water over a young girl on the platform. Over the next few hours he explains (and we see in flashback) how he became obsessed by her (so much so that he failed to notice that she was played by two different actresses, representing different sides of her personality), and how she tantalised him, but would never allow him to satisfy his desire for her...
3.
Fantome de la Liberte, Le (1974) as Director
One of Luis Bunuel's most free-form and purely Surrealist films, consisting of a series of only vaguely related episodes - most famously, the dinner party scene where people sit on lavatories round a dinner table on, occasionally retiring to a little room to eat.
4.
Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, The (1972) as Director
A group of friends fail repeatedly in their efforts to share a dinner.
5.
Tristana (1970) as Director
A young girl's guardian falls in love with her.
6.
The Milky Way (1969) as Director
Two hobos leave Paris for a pilgrimage to a Spanish shrine. Along the way, they meet different characters and engage in reflections about the Church and God.
7.
Belle de jour (1968) as Director
A frigid young housewife decides to spend her midweek afternoons as a prostitute.
8.
The Exterminating Angel (1967) as Director
High society guests find themselves unable to leave the dining room after a posh dinner party.
9.
Simon of the Desert (1965) as Director
A religious sage fights temptation from Satan himself.
10.
Diary of a Chambermaid (1965) as Director
A chambermaid takes a job in the country with a strange family.
11.
Viridiana (1962) as Director
When she inherits a fortune, a young nun tries to help the poor.
12.
Nazarin (1962) as Director
A priest leaves the clergy to go on a pilgrimage and learn about life.
14.
The Young One (1961) as Director
Game warden Miller lives on an isolated island off the Carolina coast. The only other inhabitant is Evvie, an innocent and naive thirteen-year-old girl. Miller is sexually attracted to the girl. When Traver, a black musician on the run from a lynch mob after being falsely accused of rape, arrives on the island Miller wants to turn him in and get him out of his way. But Evvie likes Traver and protects him. When a preacher arrives from the mainland to "rescue" Evvie from her situation, Traver's presence is discovered. Miller is now forced to decide whether to turn Traver over to the mob and in so doing lose his standing in the girl's eyes.
15.
Gina (1961) as Director
Chark, an adventurer comes to small village in the near of a gold digger's camp. He is arrested by the local police, who accuse him of having comitted a bank robbery in a neighoured town. The police also confiscate the gold mine for the state, due to this the gold diggers start an revolution, but it is beaten. Chark, Father Lizzardi, Castin and his daugher and Djin, a whore to whom castin is in love are fleeing into the jungle. where they start to fight for their lifes.
16.
Un Chien Andalou (1960) as Director
Random scenes -- including the famous eyeball-slitting, a bicycle race and a hand crawling with ants -- capture the insanity of dreams.
17.
Death In This Garden (1956) as Director
On the lam from military tyrants, a group of men move through a seething jungle with only two ultimately escaping.
18.
That Is The Dawn (1956) as Director
A young doctor gets involved with the problems of the people on the island of Corsica. Committed to the workers, the doctor realizes he must make a stand against the exploitations of the island's leading factory owner.
19.
River of Death, The (1955) as Director
20.
Criminal Life of Archibaldo de La Cruz, The (1955) as Director
A bizarre black comedy about a man whose overwhelming ambition in life is to be a renowned serial killer of women, and will stop at nothing to achieve it - but not everything goes according to plan...
21.
Illusion Travels By Streetcar (1954) as Director
Confronted with the unfortunate news that their favorite Streetcar, no. 133, is going to be decommissioned, two Municipal Transit workers get drunk and decide to "take 'er for one last spin," as it were. Unfortunately, the "one last spin" ends up being an all-night and all-day scramble to stay out of trouble, as they are confronted with situation after sometimes bizarre situation that prevents them from returning the "borrowed" Streetcar!
22.
Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (1954) as Director
A shipwrecked Englishman fights to survive on a desert island.
23.
El (1953) as Director
Francisco is rich, rather strict on principles, and still a bachelor. After meeting Gloria by accident, he is suddenly intent on her becoming his wife and courts her until she agrees to marry him. Francisco is a dedicated husband, but little by little his passion starts to exhibit disturbing traits. Nevertheless, Gloria meets with scepticism as she expresses her worries to their acquaintances.
24.
Wuthering Heights (1953) as Director
Adaptation of Emily Bronte's classic novel.
25.
Mexican Bus Ride (1952)
A young man and woman's honeymoon is cut short when the man learns that his mother has fallen ill back at home. The newlywed couple rush there to discover the other sons neglecting their mom in order to plot their squandering of the inheritance. The newlywed son takes quite an adventurous bus-ride to a distant city to get his mother's will notarized to the contrary, and is faced with multiple temptations along the way.
26.
Subida Al Cielo (1952) as Director
27.
Bruto, El (1952) as Director
The Brute is a slaughterhouse worker who more than makes up in muscle what he lacks in brain power. He's hired by a landlord to intimidate his unwanted tenants, but ends up seducing the daughter of one of them, much to the annoyance of the landlord's wife, with whom he's also having an affair...
28.
Hija Del Engano, La (1951) as Director
29.
Devil and the Flesh, The (1951)
An unstable young woman escapes from a reformatory for very, very wayward girls and deceptively finds shelter in the kind home of a frighteningly nice and decent family. Little by little, she causes unrest and discord among the members of the household, until they are virtually fighting with each other.
30.
Woman Without Love, A (1951) as Director
After indulging in an affair with a man (a friend of the family) she truly loves, a woman returns to her young son and husband for good, and loses contact with the man. Her husband is unaware of the affair. Twenty years later, there is news that the friend has died and left all of his money to the younger son in the family, which leads us to question this younger son's biological origin...
31.
Great Madcap, The (1949)
Bu±uel's first "comeback" film since "L'Age d'Or" in 1930 (he made only a few musicals in the interim), "El Gran Calavera" concerns a family's attempts to change the patriarch's somewhat indulgent and hedonistic ways by fooling him into thinking his large fortune is gone. They assume a life of poverty in Mexico in an attempt to teach him a lesson. However, he discovers it's a ruse, but continues to perpetuate the facade of ignorance while sneaking off during the day to conduct his thriving business. Why? To teach his family a lesson - they are all lazy, worthless leeches!
32.
Gran Calavera, El (1949) as Director
33.
Gran Casino (1947) as Director
34.
Hurdes, Las (1932) as Director
An account of the monstrous conditions of life in the poorest district of Northern Spain, "Las Hurdes," not far from the Portuguese border.
35.
L'Age d'Or (1930) as Director
Bunuel's first feature has more of a plot than Un Chien Andalou, but it's still a pure Surrealist film, so this is only a vague outline. A man and a woman are 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 (feature film)

36.
Regarding Bunuel (2000)
An affectionate portrait of Surrealist artist and filmmaker Luis Bunuel as seen by his collaborators, friends and family. The film traces Bunuel's artistic career from his youth in Spain, where he attended Madrid's Student Residence in the 1920s, to his brief tenure at New York City's Museum of Mode
37.
Bunuel Paradox, The (1997) as Himself
Documentary that examines to the work of legendary film director Luis Bunuel through interview with his collaborators.
38.
Un Chien Andalou (1960) as Man With Razor
Random scenes -- including the famous eyeball-slitting, a bicycle race and a hand crawling with ants -- capture the insanity of dreams.
39.
40.
Mauprat (1926)

Writer (feature film)

41.
Regarding Bunuel (2000) as From Autobiography ("My Last Breath")
An affectionate portrait of Surrealist artist and filmmaker Luis Bunuel as seen by his collaborators, friends and family. The film traces Bunuel's artistic career from his youth in Spain, where he attended Madrid's Student Residence in the 1920s, to his brief tenure at New York City's Museum of Mode
42.
Novia de Medianoche, La (1997) as From Script
An old-fashioned turn-of-the-century romance about a landlord who is visiting Northern Spain to negotiate the future of some property, and falls in love with the daughter of the estate's owner.
43.
Republic of Sin (1988) as Screenwriter
A small island of the coast of a Latin American country is used as a dumping ground for political prisoners and other criminals. Soon, a power struggle ensues after the island's governor is assassinated and an idealistic replacement eventually finds that he must compromise his principles.
44.
That Obscure Object of Desire (1977) as Dialogue
Just after boarding a train, much to the surprise of his fellow passengers, a young man pours a bucket of water over a young girl on the platform. Over the next few hours he explains (and we see in flashback) how he became obsessed by her (so much so that he failed to notice that she was played by two different actresses, representing different sides of her personality), and how she tantalised him, but would never allow him to satisfy his desire for her...
45.
That Obscure Object of Desire (1977) as Adaptation
Just after boarding a train, much to the surprise of his fellow passengers, a young man pours a bucket of water over a young girl on the platform. Over the next few hours he explains (and we see in flashback) how he became obsessed by her (so much so that he failed to notice that she was played by two different actresses, representing different sides of her personality), and how she tantalised him, but would never allow him to satisfy his desire for her...
46.
That Obscure Object of Desire (1977) as Screenwriter
Just after boarding a train, much to the surprise of his fellow passengers, a young man pours a bucket of water over a young girl on the platform. Over the next few hours he explains (and we see in flashback) how he became obsessed by her (so much so that he failed to notice that she was played by two different actresses, representing different sides of her personality), and how she tantalised him, but would never allow him to satisfy his desire for her...
47.
Fantome de la Liberte, Le (1974) as Screenwriter
One of Luis Bunuel's most free-form and purely Surrealist films, consisting of a series of only vaguely related episodes - most famously, the dinner party scene where people sit on lavatories round a dinner table on, occasionally retiring to a little room to eat.
48.
Moine, Le (1973) as Screenwriter
49.
Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, The (1972) as Screenwriter
A group of friends fail repeatedly in their efforts to share a dinner.
50.
Tristana (1970) as Adaptation
A young girl's guardian falls in love with her.
51.
Tristana (1970) as Screenwriter
A young girl's guardian falls in love with her.
52.
The Milky Way (1969) as Screenwriter
Two hobos leave Paris for a pilgrimage to a Spanish shrine. Along the way, they meet different characters and engage in reflections about the Church and God.
53.
Belle de jour (1968) as Screenwriter
A frigid young housewife decides to spend her midweek afternoons as a prostitute.
54.
The Exterminating Angel (1967) as Screenwriter
High society guests find themselves unable to leave the dining room after a posh dinner party.
55.
The Exterminating Angel (1967) as Screenwriter
High society guests find themselves unable to leave the dining room after a posh dinner party.
56.
Diary of a Chambermaid (1965) as Screenwriter
A chambermaid takes a job in the country with a strange family.
57.
Simon of the Desert (1965) as Screenwriter
A religious sage fights temptation from Satan himself.
58.
Simon of the Desert (1965) as Screenwriter
A religious sage fights temptation from Satan himself.
59.
Viridiana (1962) as Screenwriter
When she inherits a fortune, a young nun tries to help the poor.
61.
Nazarin (1962) as Screenwriter
A priest leaves the clergy to go on a pilgrimage and learn about life.
62.
The Young One (1961) as Screenwriter
Game warden Miller lives on an isolated island off the Carolina coast. The only other inhabitant is Evvie, an innocent and naive thirteen-year-old girl. Miller is sexually attracted to the girl. When Traver, a black musician on the run from a lynch mob after being falsely accused of rape, arrives on the island Miller wants to turn him in and get him out of his way. But Evvie likes Traver and protects him. When a preacher arrives from the mainland to "rescue" Evvie from her situation, Traver's presence is discovered. Miller is now forced to decide whether to turn Traver over to the mob and in so doing lose his standing in the girl's eyes.
63.
Gina (1961) as Scr & adapt
Chark, an adventurer comes to small village in the near of a gold digger's camp. He is arrested by the local police, who accuse him of having comitted a bank robbery in a neighoured town. The police also confiscate the gold mine for the state, due to this the gold diggers start an revolution, but it is beaten. Chark, Father Lizzardi, Castin and his daugher and Djin, a whore to whom castin is in love are fleeing into the jungle. where they start to fight for their lifes.
64.
Un Chien Andalou (1960) as Screenwriter
Random scenes -- including the famous eyeball-slitting, a bicycle race and a hand crawling with ants -- capture the insanity of dreams.
65.
Death In This Garden (1956) as Screenwriter
On the lam from military tyrants, a group of men move through a seething jungle with only two ultimately escaping.
66.
That Is The Dawn (1956) as Screenwriter
A young doctor gets involved with the problems of the people on the island of Corsica. Committed to the workers, the doctor realizes he must make a stand against the exploitations of the island's leading factory owner.
67.
Criminal Life of Archibaldo de La Cruz, The (1955) as Screenwriter
A bizarre black comedy about a man whose overwhelming ambition in life is to be a renowned serial killer of women, and will stop at nothing to achieve it - but not everything goes according to plan...
68.
River of Death, The (1955) as Screenwriter
69.
Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (1954) as Screenwriter
A shipwrecked Englishman fights to survive on a desert island.
70.
Wuthering Heights (1953) as Screenwriter
Adaptation of Emily Bronte's classic novel.
71.
El (1953) as Screenwriter
Francisco is rich, rather strict on principles, and still a bachelor. After meeting Gloria by accident, he is suddenly intent on her becoming his wife and courts her until she agrees to marry him. Francisco is a dedicated husband, but little by little his passion starts to exhibit disturbing traits. Nevertheless, Gloria meets with scepticism as she expresses her worries to their acquaintances.
72.
Bruto, El (1952) as Screenwriter
The Brute is a slaughterhouse worker who more than makes up in muscle what he lacks in brain power. He's hired by a landlord to intimidate his unwanted tenants, but ends up seducing the daughter of one of them, much to the annoyance of the landlord's wife, with whom he's also having an affair...
73.
Subida Al Cielo (1952) as Screenwriter
74.
Hurdes, Las (1932) as Screenwriter
An account of the monstrous conditions of life in the poorest district of Northern Spain, "Las Hurdes," not far from the Portuguese border.
75.
L'Age d'Or (1930) as Screenwriter
Bunuel's first feature has more of a plot than Un Chien Andalou, but it's still a pure Surrealist film, so this is only a vague outline. A man and a woman are passionately in love with one another, but their attempts to consummate that passion are constantly thwarted, by their families, the Church and bourgeois society.

Producer (feature film)

76.
Un Chien Andalou (1960) as Producer
Random scenes -- including the famous eyeball-slitting, a bicycle race and a hand crawling with ants -- capture the insanity of dreams.
77.
Centinela alerta! (1936) as Executive Producer
78.
Quien me quiere a mi? (1936) as Executive Producer
79.
L'Age d'Or (1930) as Producer
Bunuel's first feature has more of a plot than Un Chien Andalou, but it's still a pure Surrealist film, so this is only a vague outline. A man and a woman are passionately in love with one another, but their attempts to consummate that passion are constantly thwarted, by their families, the Church and bourgeois society.

Editing (feature film)

80.
Un Chien Andalou (1960) as Editor
Random scenes -- including the famous eyeball-slitting, a bicycle race and a hand crawling with ants -- capture the insanity of dreams.
81.
Espana leal en armas (1937) as Editor Supervisor
82.
L'Age d'Or (1930) as Editor
Bunuel's first feature has more of a plot than Un Chien Andalou, but it's still a pure Surrealist film, so this is only a vague outline. A man and a woman are passionately in love with one another, but their attempts to consummate that passion are constantly thwarted, by their families, the Church and bourgeois society.

Music (feature film)

83.
The Milky Way (1969) as Music
Two hobos leave Paris for a pilgrimage to a Spanish shrine. Along the way, they meet different characters and engage in reflections about the Church and God.
84.
Un Chien Andalou (1960) as Music
Random scenes -- including the famous eyeball-slitting, a bicycle race and a hand crawling with ants -- capture the insanity of dreams.
85.
Espana leal en armas (1937) as Music Editor

Assistant Direction (feature film)

86.
Sirene des tropiques, La (1929) as Assistant Director
A native of the French Antilles follows the man she loves to Paris where she becomes the toast of the city.
87.
Fall of the House of Usher, The (1928) as Assistant Director
88.
Mauprat (1926) as Assistant Director

Sound (feature film)

89.
Fantome de la Liberte, Le (1974) as Special Sound Effects
One of Luis Bunuel's most free-form and purely Surrealist films, consisting of a series of only vaguely related episodes - most famously, the dinner party scene where people sit on lavatories round a dinner table on, occasionally retiring to a little room to eat.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

90.
Quien me quiere a mi? (1936) as Production Supervisor
91.
Centinela alerta! (1936) as Production Supervisor

Misc. Crew (feature film)

92.
Man Who Envied Women, The (1986)
Around a familiar theme--the dissolution of a marriage--avant-garde filmmaker Yvonne Rainer constructs an honest, graceful and wickedly funny account of a self-satisfied womanizer, Jack Deller, the man "who almost knows too much about women."
93.
Man Who Envied Women, The (1986)
Around a familiar theme--the dissolution of a marriage--avant-garde filmmaker Yvonne Rainer constructs an honest, graceful and wickedly funny account of a self-satisfied womanizer, Jack Deller, the man "who almost knows too much about women."

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