Luis Bunuel: The Complete Films. Chimera.
Luis Bunuel: The Complete Films. Chimera is a comprehensive collection of the works of one of the most influential filmmakers of the 20th century. This paperback book, written by Bill Krohn, covers the entire career of Luis Bu?uel from 1900 to 1983. Bu?uel, known for his surrealist style, remained true to his principles for fifty years and created a diverse and provocative body of work.
The book begins with Bu?uel's daring debut in 1929 with Un Chien Andalou, which caused quite a stir in Paris. From there, it delves into his films in Spain, Hollywood, Mexico, and France, showcasing his unique perspective on taboo subjects such as sex, religion, and politics. Bu?uel's films, including Las Hurdes, Los Olvidados, and Belle de jour, challenged societal norms and pushed the boundaries of cinema.
Luis Bunuel: The Complete Films. Chimera is a must-have for any film enthusiast or fan of Bu?uel's work. It offers a comprehensive look at the career of a true visionary and sheds light on the themes and techniques that made him a pioneer in the world of cinema. This book is a valuable addition to any collection and a fascinating read for anyone interested in the art of filmmaking.