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Simón del desierto

Luis Buñuel Mexico, 1965

Harry Rossi's rating of the film Simon of the Desert

An absolutely excellent Bunuel short. It's a shame he ran out of money while filming this and had to rewrite the ending, because that is the only part that perhaps feels rushed and not at the same pacing as the rest of the movie. That being said the ending alone is magnificent. Also this might just be me, but I think this is Bunuel's best shot film. Gorgeous to look at, strange and very intelligent. Loved it.