Opening of director Luis Bunuel's last film made in Mexico, based on the story of a 6th century Syrian saint, Claudio Brook on top of the pillar as the title character, in the short feature Simon Of The Desert, 1965, also starring Silvia Pinal.
R-rated first appearance of Silvia Pinal, as The Temptress, coming to the title character, a 6th century Syrian ascetic (Claudio Brook), in director Luis Bunuel's celebrated short feature Simon Of The Desert, 1965.
Devoted ascetic Saint Simeon Stylites waits atop a pillar surrounded by a barren landscape for six years, six months, and six days, in order to prove his devotion to God. Yet the devil, in the figure of a beautiful woman, tries to tempt him down.
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