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Title Simon of the desert [(DVD) videorecording] / Janus Films ; Video Mercury Films S.A. ; a film by Luis Buñuel ; directed by Luis Buñuel ; screenplay, Julio Alejandro and Luis Buñuel ; producer, Gustavo Alatriste.

Edition Special edition.
Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2008]
[Chatsworth, Calif.] : Distributed by Image Entertainment.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  SPANISH SIM    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (45 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD ; 1.33:1 aspect ratio ; restored high-definition digital transfer.
Language Spanish dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Note Title from sell sheet.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.
Special features: A Mexican Buñuel (1995), a 50 minute documentary by Emilio Maillé ; new interview with actress Silvia Pinal ; booklet featuring a new essay by Michael Wood and a reprint interview with Buñuel.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Cast Claudio Brook, Silvia Pinal, Enrique Alvarez Félix, Francisco Reiguera, Hortensia Santoveña, Antonio Bravo, Enrique del Castillo.
Credits Cinematography, Gabriel Figueroa ; editor, Carlos Savage ; music, Raúl Lavista.
Summary In order to prove he is devoted to God, a 4th century saint stays on the top of a pillar for over six years while he is tempted by the devil in the form of a beautiful woman.
Subject Simeon Stylites, Saint, -459 -- Drama.
Christian saints -- Syria -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Temptation -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Subject Spanish language materials.
Genre Feature films.
Spanish language materials.
Added Author Buñuel, Luis, 1900-1983.
Alejandro, Julio, 1906-1995.
Alatriste, Gustavo.
Brook, Claudio.
Pinal, Silvia.
Alvarez Félix, Enrique, -1996.
Reiguera, Francisco.
Santovena, Hortensia.
Bravo, Antonio (Bravo Sanchez)
Castillo, Enrique del, 1924-1984.
Lavista, Raul.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Janus Films.
Video Mercury Films, S.A.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Note Spanish language title: Simón del desierto
Added Title Mexican Buñuel.
ISBN 9781604651188
Standard No. 715515042017
Music No. CC1790D Criterion Collection
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