The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

Directed by Luis Buñuel • 1972 • France
Starring Fernando Rey, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Paul Frankeur

In Luis Buñuel’s deliciously satiric masterpiece, an upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined. Fernando Rey, Stéphane Audran, Delphine Seyrig, and Jean-Pierre Cassel head the extraordinary cast of this 1972 Oscar winner for best foreign-language film.

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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
  • The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

    Directed by Luis Buñuel • 1972 • France
    Starring Fernando Rey, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Paul Frankeur

    In Luis Buñuel’s deliciously satiric masterpiece, an upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and ima...

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