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The Exterminating Angel


Silvia Pinal, Antonio Bravo, Augusto Benedico, Bertha Moss View All


Luis Buņuel (Screenplay), Luis Buņuel (Director), Luis Alcoriza (Story) View All

Release: May 16th, 1962
Runtime: 1 hour, 34 minutes
After a lavish dinner party, the guests find themselves mysteriously unable to leave the room.
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the samoan lawyer
Certainly one of the best films from the sixties, The Exterminating Angel deserves to be watched with no prior skepticism.A film best summarised by Bunuel himself in, the best explanation of this film is that, from the standpoint of pure reason, there is no explanation.
Frightened Inmate No. 2
under normal circumstances i would probably care even less about a film not having sympathetic characters because i usually think that's a lame complaint for such biting satire, but when the bulk of a film's satirical content can simply be found in its premise, once the premise has been established ....