Critical Writing Index

The Discreet Fury of Luis Buñuel

by Peter Hogue

Film Comment Magazine, Jan. 2001, v. 37, no. 1, pp. 42-46

Author Peter Hogue discusses the mystery surrounding the work and persona of Luis Buñuel. In particular, Hogue is interested in what Buñuel's work means in a contemporary context, and in turn distills Buñuel's work into a catalogue of its touchstone elements.

ITEM 2001.095 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Un Chien andalouLuis Buñuel

NazarinLuis Buñuel

ViridianaLuis Buñuel

Los Olvidados / The Young and the DamnedLuis Buñuel

The Exterminating AngelLuis Buñuel

El / This Strange PassionLuis Buñuel

The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la CruzLuis Buñuel

Belle de jourLuis Buñuel

The Milky WayLuis Buñuel

TristanaLuis Buñuel

The Discreet Charm of the BourgeoisieLuis Buñuel

Mexican Bus RideLuis Buñuel

Illusion Travels by StreetcarLuis Buñuel

L'Âge d'orLuis Buñuel

Diary of a ChambermaidLuis Buñuel