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Title Viridiana [(DVD) videorecording] / producida por UNINCI S.A. y Films 59 ; dirección, Luis Buñuel ; argumento y diálogos de Luis Buñuel y Julio Alejandro.

Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2006]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  SPANISH VIR    DUE 12-10-21
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Description 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 332.
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital mono.; widescreen.
Language Spanish dialogue; optional English subtitles.
Cast Silvia Pinal, Francisco Rabal, Fernando Rey.
Credits Photographer, Jose F. Aguayo ; editor, Pedro Del Rey.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer; new video interviews with actress Silvia Pinal and author Richard Porton; excerpt on Buñuel's early career from a 1964 episode of Cinéastes de notre temps ; U.S. theatrical trailer; new and improved English subtitle translation. Accompanying booklet (27 pages) includes an essay by Michael Wood and an interview with Buñuel, conducted by José de la Colina and Tomás Pérez Turrent.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Audience Not rated.
Summary Viridiana, who is about to become a nun, does her utmost to maintain her Catholic principles, but her lecherous uncle and a motley assemblage of paupers force her to confront the limits of her idealism.
Subject Monasticism and religious orders for women -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Lust -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Subject Spanish language materials.
Genre Feature films.
Foreign films.
Spanish language materials.
Added Author Buñuel, Luis, 1900-1983.
Alejandro, Julio, 1906-1995.
Pinal, Silvia.
Rabal, Francisco, 1926-2001.
Rey, Fernando, 1917-1994.
Films 59 (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 0780030621
Standard No. 037429212622
Music No. VIR040 Criterion Collection
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