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Title Simon of the desert [videorecording] / Janus Films ; Video Mercury Films S.A. ; a film by Luis Buñuel ; directed by Luis Buñuel ; screenplay, Julio Alejandro and Luis Buñuel ; producer, Gustavo Alatriste.

Imprint [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection ; [Chatsworth, Calif.] : Distributed by Image Entertainment, [2008]
2 holds on first copy returned of 1 copy


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    Sp SIM    Staff Reported Missing
Edition Special ed. ; full screen.
Description 1 videodisc (45 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.
Special features: A mexican Buñuel (1995), a 50 minute documentary by Emilio Maillé ; new interview with actress Silvia Pinal ; booklet featuring a new essay by Michael Wood and a reprint interview with Buñuel.
Credits Cinematography, Gabriel Figueroa ; editor, Carlos Savage ; music, Raúl Lavista.
Cast Claudio Brook, Silvia Pinal, Enrique Alvarez Félix, Francisco Reiguera, Hortensia Santoveña, Antonio Bravo, Enrique del Castillo.
Summary In order to prove he is devoted to God, a 4th century saint stays on the top of a pillar for over six years while he is tempted by the devil in the form of a beautiful woman.
System Details DVD ; 1.33:1 aspect ratio ; restored high-definition digital transfer; mono.
Language Spanish dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Subject Simeon Stylites, Saint, d. 459 -- Drama.
Christian saints -- Syria -- Drama.
Temptation -- Drama.
Santos -- Siria -- Teatro.
Tentación -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Religious films
Motion pictures, Mexican.
Added Author Buñuel, Luis, 1900-1983
Alejandro, Julio, 1906-1995
Alatriste, Gustavo
Brook, Claudio
Pinal, Silvia
Alvarez Félix, Enrique, -1996.
Reiguera, Francisco.
Santovena, Hortensia.
Bravo, Antonio (Bravo Sanchez)
Castillo, Enrique del, 1924-1984.
Lavista, Raul.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Janus Films
Video Mercury Films, S.A.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Note Spanish language title: Simón del desierto
Added Title Mexican Buñuel.
ISBN 1604651180
Standard No. 715515042017
Music No. CC1790D Criterion Collection

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