Retro Review – Un Chien Andalou (1929)

Nile Fortner is back with the Retro Review series to review the 1929 short film, Un Chien Andalou.

Synopsis:
“In a surrealistic film with input from Salvador Dalí, director Luis Buñuel presents stark, surrealistic images including the slitting open of a woman’s eye and a dead horse being pulled along on top of a piano. A mysterious film open to interpretations ranging from deep to completely meaningless, this short (17-minute) film certainly presented something new in the cinema of its day.”

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