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* ChristianityIsCatholic: Despite being a professed atheist, Bunuel admitted that he felt most at home with Catholic culture, all his films heavily feature Catholic imagery even the ones in Mexico (which has a more syncretized kind of Catholicism).

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* ChristianityIsCatholic: Despite being a professed atheist, Bunuel admitted that he felt most at home with Catholic culture, all culture. All his films heavily feature Catholic imagery imagery, even the ones in Mexico (which has a more syncretized kind of Catholicism).



* TakeThat: He was making jab at the catholicism in many of his films.
* WeUsedToBeFriends: He and Creator/SalvadorDali had a very nasty falling out during the production of ''L'Age D'Or'', due to Buñuel's Communist sympathies and Dalí's support for aristocrats and, later, Spanish dictator Generalissimo Francisco Franco. They never resolved their issues either. The other reason was that Buñuel was also friends with Creator/FedericoGarciaLorca and took his side following his fallout with Dali.

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* TakeThat: He was making jab at His two favourite targets for satirical jabs were the catholicism bourgeoisie (who are frequently portrayed as morally bankrupt and obsessed with appearances; ''The Exterminating Angel'' in many particular shows how animalistic and cruel they can be beneath their respectable facades) and the Catholic Church (who are often depicted as greedy hypocrites; for example, the monks in ''The Phantom of his films.
Liberty'' smoke, drink, and gamble holy relics on a game of poker).
* WeUsedToBeFriends: He and Creator/SalvadorDali had a very nasty falling out during the production of ''L'Age D'Or'', due to Buñuel's Communist sympathies and Dalí's support for aristocrats and, later, Spanish dictator Generalissimo Francisco Franco. They never resolved their issues either. The other reason was that Buñuel was also friends with Creator/FedericoGarciaLorca and took his side following his fallout falling out with Dali.Dalí.


* [[{{Biography}} Autobiography]]: 1983's ''Mon Dernier Soupir'' (''My Last Sigh'').

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* [[{{Biography}} Autobiography]]: {{Biography}}: 1983's ''Mon Dernier Soupir'' (''My Last Sigh'').



* HappyEnding: Surprisingly there are films with this. Most famously and ironically, ''The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz''
* HumansAreBastards [=/=]HumansAreMorons: The general sense you get from his movies.



* UsefulNotes/{{France}}: One of the countries where he worked. His film ''L'Age d'Or'' was banned in France for nearly forty years.
* LeFilmArtistique: ''Un Chien Andalou'' was a pioneer of this. ''L'Age d'Or'' is even moreso.
* GainaxEnding: In some of his films. Notable examples include ''Tristana, The Phantom of Liberty, The Exterminating Angel, '' and many others.
* UsefulNotes/{{Mexico}}: He worked there for several years following his exile from Spain. Initially he went to America and worked in the Museum of Modern Art but he was fired for being an [[FelonyMisdemeanor atheist]].

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* UsefulNotes/{{France}}: One of the countries where he worked. His film ''L'Age d'Or'' was banned in France for nearly forty years.
* LeFilmArtistique: ''Un Chien Andalou'' was a pioneer of this. ''L'Age d'Or'' is even moreso.more so.
* GainaxEnding: In some of his films. Notable examples include ''Tristana, The ''Tristana'', ''The Phantom of Liberty, The Liberty'', ''The Exterminating Angel, '' Angel'', and many others.
* UsefulNotes/{{Mexico}}: He worked HappyEnding: Surprisingly there for are films with this. Most famously and ironically, ''The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz''; after listening to Archibaldo's "confession" about entertaining fantasies of killing several years following people who later turned up dead, the police point out that he didn't ''act'' on any of those fantasies (one of his exile "victims" died in an accident, another committed suicide, and a third was shot by her ex-lover just after she married Archibaldo) and release him without charge. He runs into Lavinia, whom he loved but who married another man whom she tells him she has since divorced, and the final shot suggests they may end up together.
* HumansAreBastards: The general sense you get
from Spain. Initially he went to America and worked in the Museum of Modern Art but he was fired for being an [[FelonyMisdemeanor atheist]].his movies.


* RaisedCatholic: He broke away when he was 16 and rebelled against it heavily in his work.
--> "Thank God I'm an atheist."
** His movies tend to mock and deconstruct several concepts of Catholic religion and iconography, despite this he enjoyed spending time [[GoKartingWithBowser with priests]] and debating with them on religion. One of his movies, ''Nazarin'' featuring a heroic priest character, who Buñuel claimed to have liked, is highly regarded by the Church.


As usual, you can find the basics at [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luis_Bu%C3%B1uel The Other Wiki]] and at [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000320/reference IMDB]].











* AuthorsOfQuote: Several of his quotations have become this among movie aficionados and in Spanish culture.


Luis Buñuel Portolés (22 February 1900 29 July 1983) was a UsefulNotes/{{Spa|in}}nish filmmaker best known for his [=surrealist=] works such as ''Film/UnChienAndalou'', ''L'Age d'Or'' and ''Film/TheDiscreetCharmOfTheBourgeoisie.'' He debuted in 1929 with ''Un Chien Andalou'', which was his first taste of the controversy and negative reactions he would experience over the years. Over his career, he would win several awards at film festivals around the world, and ''Discreet Charm'' won the UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Foreign Film. He died in Mexico City, UsefulNotes/{{Mexico}} in 1983.

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Luis Buñuel Portolés (22 February 1900 29 July 1983) was a UsefulNotes/{{Spa|in}}nish filmmaker best known for his [=surrealist=] works such as ''Film/UnChienAndalou'', ''L'Age d'Or'' ''Film/LAgeDOr'' and ''Film/TheDiscreetCharmOfTheBourgeoisie.'' He debuted in 1929 with ''Un Chien Andalou'', which was his first taste of the controversy and negative reactions he would experience over the years. Over his career, he would win several awards at film festivals around the world, and ''Discreet Charm'' won the UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Foreign Film. He died in Mexico City, UsefulNotes/{{Mexico}} in 1983.

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* WeUsedToBeFriends: He and Creator/SalvadorDali had a very nasty falling out during the production of ''L'Age D'Or'', due to Buñuel's Communist sympathies and Dalí's support for aristocrats and, later, Spanish dictator Generalissimo Francisco Franco. They never resolved their issues either. The other reason was that Buñuel was also friends with Creator/FedericoGarciaLorca and took his side following his fallout with Dali.

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* WeUsedToBeFriends: He and Creator/SalvadorDali had a very nasty falling out during the production of ''L'Age D'Or'', due to Buñuel's Communist sympathies and Dalí's support for aristocrats and, later, Spanish dictator Generalissimo Francisco Franco. They never resolved their issues either. The other reason was that Buñuel was also friends with Creator/FedericoGarciaLorca and took his side following his fallout with Dali.Dali.
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* ''Film/{{The Milky Way|1969}}''


* HumansAreBastards [=/=] HumansAreMorons: The general sense you get from his movies.

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* HumansAreBastards [=/=] HumansAreMorons: [=/=]HumansAreMorons: The general sense you get from his movies.



* UsefulNotes/{{Mexico}}: He worked there for several years following his exile from Spain. Initially he went to America and worked in the Museum of Modern Art but he was fired for being an [[ValuesDissonance atheist]].

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* UsefulNotes/{{Mexico}}: He worked there for several years following his exile from Spain. Initially he went to America and worked in the Museum of Modern Art but he was fired for being an [[ValuesDissonance [[FelonyMisdemeanor atheist]].

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* ''Film/SimonOfTheDesert''


* ''Film/DiaryOfAChambermaid''

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* ''Film/DiaryOfAChambermaid''''Film/DiaryOfAChambermaid1964''

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* ''Film/DiaryOfAChambermaid''

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