Beware of surrealists, they are crazy people. Un Chien Andalou was enthusiastically received by the burgeoning French surrealist movement of the time  and continues to be shown regularly in film societies to this day. We had to open all doors to the irrational and keep only those images that surprised us, without trying to explain why". Country, family, and religion are dragged through the mud". It is the most profoundly disturbing film I have ever seen. He accepted the offer, viewing it as an "experiment" as he knew the film industry in Spain was still far behind the technical level of Hollywood or Paris.
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Cinema Influences edit data Surrealist film director. When 17, he moved to Madrid to study history at the university.
After finishing his studies, he moved to Paris, where he learned how to direct films from French silent cinema masters. Influenced by Fritz Lang, he decided to direct his own films. By this time he was also influenced by Surrealism and the Marquis de Sade. This film Surrealist film director. This film was a big scandal, being first censored and then forbbiden for almost 50 years. After contacting with Hollywood companies, he started working in France for them.
When the spanish civil war started, he supported the repulican government. But before second world war started, he moved to New York. By this way, he could enter in the mexican film industry and after a while, he could start working in other films more accurated to his own interests and themes. When his return to France, in the mid of the s, he started his most brillant period.
He died in Mexico DF in July 29th, in the year , when he was 83 years old.
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