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1,420 Ratings

Simon of the Desert

Simón del desierto

Directed by Luis Buñuel
Mexico, 1965
Comedy, Drama, Short

Synopsis

Simon of the Desert is Luis Buñuel’s wicked and wild take on the life of devoted ascetic Saint Simeon Stylites, who waited atop a pillar surrounded by a barren landscape for six years, six months, and six days, in order to prove his devotion to God.

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Simon of the Desert Directed by Luis Buñuel

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1965 | 2 wins including: Special Jury Prize

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