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Simon of the Desert
Simon of the Desert
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SIMON OF THE DESERT

Simón del desierto

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

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.

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.