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5.0 out of 5 stars A Lovely Memoir, 19 May 1998
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This review is from: My Last Sigh (Paperback)
The late, great, Luis Buñuel's memoir is one of my 3 favorite books in all the world. Bunuel does not hesitate to be frank about his deepest thoughts and fears, and in doing so, illuminates his superb and unique place in cinema history. This book should forever dispel the notion that Buñuel was an "intellectual" filmmaker. Indeed, no other filmmaker has ever had so pure an id-directed vision. There are other rewards as well, in Buñuel's accounts of his andalusian youth and introduction to the surrealists, and his friendships with Federico Garcia Lorca and Salvador Dali. A genuine delight of a read!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Recipe for the perfect Martini!!!, 4 May 2008
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Bunuel's lifetime recollections are lucidly brought together in this 'journey' of a surrealist filmmaker. The reader can follow Bunuel from his rural Spanish roots, the depravity of civil war, Parisian alienation, US suspicion, Mexican contentment and, finally, fame as one of the world's most imaginative and ground breaking artists. Bunuel offers keen insights into his work based on a far reaching philosophical understanding of the nature of life and the universe. The book is often funny but always honest and religion, overpopulation, celebrity and politics are just a few topics that draw this man's attention. Interestingly Bunuel pays very little attention to his wife and kids, perhaps suggesting a deeply private side. An essential read for Bunuel fanatics!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars one man's out pouring of beliefs and his ambiguity on truth., 16 Oct. 1998
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Luis Bunuel pours out his beliefs, whether right or wrong. It raises questions on faith and leaves the reader with the feeling that there is no single truth to anything and everything. It is a poetic book on discovery of life and self.
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5.0 out of 5 stars The master of surrealistic film pours his heart out., 3 Feb. 1998
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This great read follows Luis Bunuel from childhood in Spain to Paris,where he and his friend Salvador Dali joined the surrealist group & made the first surreal film to Mexico, where he waited out Spain's Franco Years,as well as helping the resistance. And there's many words on his films and his ideas about everything from crowds to violence and fetishes. An excellent read.
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