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Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie: The discreet charm of the bourgeoisie / the Criterion Collection ; Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Studio Canal ; [screenplay by] Luis Bunuel [in collaboration with] Jean-Claude Carriáere ; [produced by] Serge Silberman ; [directed by] Luis Bunuel.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 101 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Lionsgate Entertainment : 1972.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
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Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Luis Buñuel.
Participant or Performer Note:
Fernando Rey, Paul Frankeur, Delphine Seyrig, Stâephane Audran, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Bulle Ogier, Julien Bertheau, Claude Piâeplu, Michel Piccoli.
Summary, etc.:
The Ambassador of the small South American country of Miranda is trafficking in drugs with some French bourgeois friends of his. But every time they want to have dinner together, their plans are put off due to unexpected events. In their quest of a lavish feast, the dividing-line between reality and dreams becomes unclear for each guest, leading to complete and utter ridicule.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Motion pictures > France.
Dinners and dining > Drama.
Upper class > Drama.
Surrealism in motion pictures.
Genre: Comedy films.

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