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“All That Glitters”: Bunuel’s ‘L’Âge d’or’, Re-viewed

Robert Cardullo


Pages 95 - 100



This essay reconsiders ‘L’Âge d’or’ in the context of Buñuel’s career, the film’s production and premiere; ist surrealist aspect; and ‘L’Âge d’or’s ultimate re-release in 1980. My interest is focussed particularly on the connection between ‘choq’ and surrealist aesthetics. Finally, I compare Bunuel’s concept of shock with that of later films.

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