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Cela s'appelle l'Aurore

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Time Out says

Highly rated by the director himself, but poorly received and subsequently rarely shown, this is actually a beautifully made parable about commitment, and curiously one of Buñuel's most moving films. The setting is Corsica, where a sympathetic company doctor (Marchal) hides a sacked worker (Esposito) who has murdered their boss in revenge for the death of his sick wife. Typically for Buñuel, he offers no traditional moral structure, but a wealth of complex characters, including a police chief (Bertheau) who dislikes torture, decorates his office with Dali's 'Crucifixion', and reads Claudel.
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Release Details

  • Duration:102 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Luis Buñuel
  • Screenwriter:Luis Buñuel, Jean Ferry
  • Cast:
    • Georges Marchal
    • Lucia Bosé
    • Nelly Borgeaud
    • Gianni Esposito
    • Julien Bertheau
    • Gaston Modot
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