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Film

El

 
 
Mon, May 20, 2013
  • 7PM
  • 9:30PM
 
 
LOCATION:
 
RUN TIME: 92min
RATED: NR
FORMAT: 35mm
LANGUAGE: In Spanish with English subtitles
GENERAL ADMISSION: $13
MEMBERS: $8
STUDENTS/SENIORS:  $9 (29 and under with a valid ID, Mon—Thu)
 
 
 
 
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Directed by Luis Buñuel

With Arturo de Córdova, Delia Garcés, Carlos Martínez Baena, Manuel Dondé, Fernando Casanova

“One of Luis Buñuel's crowning achievements”
—Slant Magazine

Hardly a stranger to controversy, Buñuel faced a particularly tough audience at the Cannes premiere of this Mexican production. According to Georges Sadoul, “the jury described it as a bad B-picture and it was booed by 200 war veterans.” In truth, El is a perverse, sacred-cow-skewering portrait of a husband gripped by insane jealousy, a film so effective that Jacques Lacan screened it for his students as an exemplar of irrational paranoia.