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Title The exterminating angel [(DVD) videorecording] / Janus Films ; Video Mercury Films S.A ; directed by Luis Buñuel ; screenplay by Luis Buñuel ; story by Luis Alcoriza and Luis Buñuel.

Edition Special edition; Fullscreen edition.
Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2009]
[Chatsworth, Calif.] : Distributed by Image Entertainment.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  SPANISH EXT    AVAILABLE
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Description 2 videodiscs (93 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD ; full screen (1.33:1) aspect ratio ; restored high-definition digital transfer.
Language Spanish dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Note Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
Special features (disc two): "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.
Cast 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.
Credits Cinematography, Gabriel Figueroa ; editor, Carlos Savage ; music, Raúl Lavista.
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.
Subject Upper class -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Social status -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Clase alta -- Teatro -- Videodiscs.
Nivel socioeconóico -- Teatro -- Videodiscs.
Subject Spanish language materials.
Genre Feature films.
Spanish language materials.
Added Author Buñuel, Luis, 1900-1983.
Alcoriza, Luis.
Pinal, Silvia.
Brook, Claudio.
Rambal, Enrique.
Gallardo, Lucy.
Baviera, José.
Benedico, Augusto.
Bravo, Antonio (Bravo Sanchez)
Andere, Jacqueline.
García Álvarez, Enrique.
Campo, Cesar del.
Durgel, Rosa Elena.
Lavista, Raul.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Janus Films.
Video Mercury Films, S.A.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Note Spanish language title: El Ángel exterminador
ISBN 9781604651126
Standard No. 715515035026
Music No. CC1785D Criterion Collection
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