The Resource The exterminating angel, Janus Films ; Video Mercury Films S.A ; directed by Luis Buñuel ; screenplay by Luis Buñuel ; story by Luis Alcoriza and Luis Buñuel, (DVD)

The exterminating angel, Janus Films ; Video Mercury Films S.A ; directed by Luis Buñuel ; screenplay by Luis Buñuel ; story by Luis Alcoriza and Luis Buñuel, (DVD)

Label
The exterminating angel
Title
The exterminating angel
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Video Mercury Films S.A ; directed by Luis Buñuel ; screenplay by Luis Buñuel ; story by Luis Alcoriza and Luis Buñuel
Title variation
Ángel exterminador
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
spa
Summary
After a lavish dinner party in a stately mansion, the guests believe themselves unable to leave the premises. As the days pass, the elaborate facades of their social positions collapse and they are forced to live like animals. Finally discovering they are actually free to leave, they go to church to give thanks, where they are again trapped
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Gabriel Figueroa ; editor, Carlos Savage ; music, Raúl Lavista
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Spanish dialogue with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Silvia Pinal, Claudio Brook, Enrique Rambal, Lucy Gallardo, José Baviera, Augusto Benedico, Antonio Bravo, Jacqueline Andere, Enrique García Álvarez, César de Campo, Rosa Elena Durgel
Runtime
94
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
The exterminating angel, Janus Films ; Video Mercury Films S.A ; directed by Luis Buñuel ; screenplay by Luis Buñuel ; story by Luis Alcoriza and Luis Buñuel, (DVD)
Label
The exterminating angel, Janus Films ; Video Mercury Films S.A ; directed by Luis Buñuel ; screenplay by Luis Buñuel ; story by Luis Alcoriza and Luis Buñuel, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1962
  • Special features: "The last script: remembering Luis Bruñuel", a 2008 documentary featuring Jean-Claude Carrière and Juan Luis Buñuel ; new interviews with filmmaker Arturo Ripstein and actress Silvia Pinal ; theatrical trailer ; a booklet featuring a new essay by film scholar Marsha Kinder and a reprinted interview with Buñuel
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Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Edition
Special ed.; Fullscreen ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (DVD) (93 min.)
Isbn
9781604651126
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515035026
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • CC1785D
  • ICRCC1785D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; 1.33:1 aspect ratio ; restored high-definition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD
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