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A.k.a.
Simon of the Desert
Year
1965
Runtime
43 min.
Director
Luis Buñuel
Genres
Drama, Comedy, Fantasy
Rating *
8.0
Votes *
5,305
Checks
1,785
Favs
230
Dislikes
9
Favs/checks
12.9% (1:8)
Favs/dislikes
26:1
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  1. dombrewer's avatar

    dombrewer

    Brilliant. No less impressive though the funding fell through during shooting and Bunuel was forced to rewrite the film from a feature to a 45 minute short overnight... it's still a classic. Pinal is beautiful as ever, and hilariously anarchic as the Devil sent to tempt Simon from his pillar in the desert. A real pleasure and a film that deserves a much wider audience. 6 years 7 months ago
  2. Wise Jake's avatar

    Wise Jake

    Awesome movie! Really funny and ironic most of the time, and the ending was amazing. You can analyze it however you want, but you have to admit that what takes place is effective. 7 years 8 months ago
  3. sureup's avatar

    sureup

    Really good, but perhaps a bit too long. 5 years 5 months ago
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In 5 official lists

  1. This movie ranks #21 in Brief Encounters
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    21
  2. This movie ranks #484 in The Criterion Collection
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    484
  3. This movie ranks #498 in Amos Vogel's Film as a Subversive Art
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    498
  4. This movie ranks #525 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
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    525
  5. This movie ranks #893 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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