Los Olvidados (1950), Luis Buñuel

The Spanish and Portuguese Department Film Series Presents: Mexican cinema
Los Olvidados (1950)
by Luis Buñuel
Monday October 1 2007
7:30pm in CAL 100

Sponsored by the GSO
In his exile through Mexico, the father of surreal cinema, Luis Buñuel (1900-1983), created one of the best motion-pictures in film history: the Mexican nonrealistic film entitled “Los olvidados” (The Forgotten Ones). The movie depicts the lives of two boys, surviving in the streets of a developing Mexico City. It is the story of the fatality of destiny, the absurdity, and irrationality of life itself.
This 1950’s film was recognized in Cannes as best-directed movie,and second among the best 100 Mexican Films.

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