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Viridiana

directed by Luis Buñuel
Spain 1961
  • 90 min
4.3
2,411 Ratings

Synopsis

Novice nun Viridiana does her utmost to maintain her Catholic principles, but her lecherous uncle and a motley assemblage of paupers force her to confront the limits of her idealism. Luis Buñuel’s irreverent vision of life as a beggar’s banquet is regarded by many as his masterpiece.