Director Luis Buñuel constructs this 1954 motion picture on the foundation of Emily Bronte’s Gothic novel set in England. However, Buñuel substitutes a Mexican setting for the English one and Spanish names for the novel’s central characters.
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This was significantly better than I expected it to be! I loved just how unlikeable and absolutely insane everyone in this movie appeared to be. Honestly this felt like a companion piece to L'Age d'Or. I knew from the moment Alejandro smashed a window in to enter the house in the opening this would be a fascinating experience. Not great Buñuel, but it's incredibly enjoyable and extreme. And the ending is killer!