THAT OBSCURE OBJECT OF DESIRE (Luis Buñuel, 1977)

Based on the same 1898 novel, The Woman and the Puppet by Pierre Louÿs, as Josef von Sternberg’s The Devil Is a Woman (1935), Luis Buñuel’s final film, Cet obscur objet du désir, co-written by Buñuel and Jean-Claude Carrière, plays with different ethnic and stylistic aspects of Buñuel’s cinematic and noncinematic identity. Two different actresses, […]