• 1961
  • 1 HR 30 MIN
  • NR
  • Drama

Luis Bunuel had been absent from his native land for 25 years when he was invited by the Franco government to produce a film in Spain. The result was VIRIDIANA. Ironically, it was never shown in Spanish theaters, having been banned by the Franco government immediately after its debut at the Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Golden Palm. Pinal more

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(Movie Clip) Who's There?
Though not clear at the time, we ll learn that Silvia Pinal (title character), visiting the uncle whom she barely knows, before she enters a convent, (more…)
(Movie Clip) You Should Bid Him Farewell
Director Luis Bunuel s opening, from the picture which the fascist government of his native Spain invited him home to make, introducing Silvia Pinal (more…)
(Movie Clip) She Has A Heart Of Gold
We ve just met Jorge (Francisco Rabal), illegitimate son of the late Don Jaime, who s inherited half his estate, and girlfriend Lucia (Victoria Zinn (more…)

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