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That Obscure Object of Desire

That Obscure Object of Desire

That Obscure Object of Desire

1977 / 102min / 35mm

DIRECTOR: LUIS BUñUEL

CAST: FERNANDO REY, CAROLE BOUQUET, ÁNGELA MOLINA, JULIEN BERTHEAU

En route from Seville to Paris, an aging homme d’affaires (Fernando Rey) recounts his ruinous fascination with a Spanish dancer, played—in the director’s coup—by two actresses, Carole Bouquet (sullen) and Ángela Molina (sultry), who embody the dual nature of a (literally) two-faced woman. The final moment of Bunuel’s final film distills his ironic worldview into one incendiary image.

That Obscure Object Of Desire is screening as part of the series: Buñuel in France