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Un Chien Andalou

  • ‘Un chien andalou’ © Colección Filmoteca Española

    ‘Un chien andalou’ © Colección Filmoteca Española

  

Category

Short film

Original title

Un chien andalou

Year

1929

Director

Luis Buñuel

Emblematic work of surrealistic cinema, jointly created by Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí based on their own dreams. 
 

 In this cult short film, a series of powerful images run in succession. A man slices a woman’s eyeball with a knife; an outlandishly dressed cyclist falls and is picked up by the woman; a hand covered with ants… 

Technical specifications

Screenplay
Luis Buñuel, Salvador Dalí

Actors
Pierre Batcheff, Simone Mareuil, Salvador Dalí

Photography
Albert Duverger

Music
Richard Wagner

Duration
16 minutes

Production
Black and white. Silent film

  

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