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Title El ángel exterminador [videorecording] = The exterminating angel / Gustavo Alatriste presenta ; nueva versión con diálogos de Luis Buñuel ; cinedrama de Luis Alcoriza and Luis Buñuel ; productor, Gustavo Alatriste ; director, Luis Buñuel.

Imprint [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    Sp ANG    Available
Edition Special ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (93 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The criterion collection ; 459
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 459.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
Based on the story "Los náufragos de la calle de la Providencia" by Luis Alcoriza and Luis Buñuel.
Special features: "The last script: remembering Luis Bruñuel", a 2008 documentary featuring Jean-Claude Carrière and Juan Luis Buñuel ; new interviews with filmmaker Arturo Ripstein and actress Silvia Pinal ; theatrical trailer ; a booklet featuring a new essay by film scholar Marsha Kinder and a reprinted interview with Buñuel.
Credits Cinematography, Gabriel Figueroa ; editor, Carlos Savage ; music, Raúl Lavista.
Cast Silvia Pinal, Claudio Brook, Enrique Rambal, Lucy Gallardo, José Baviera, Augusto Benedico, Antonio Bravo, Jacqueline Andere, Enrique García Álvarez, César de Campo, Rosa Elena Durgel.
Summary After a lavish dinner party in a stately mansion, the guests believe themselves unable to leave the premises. As the days pass, the elaborate facades of their social positions collapse and they are forced to live like animals. Finally discovering they are actually free to leave, they go to church to give thanks, where they are again trapped.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; mono.
Language Spanish dialogue, English subtitles.
Subject Upper class -- Drama.
Social status -- Drama.
Clase alta -- Teatro.
Nivel socioeconóico -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Fantasy films
Detective and mystery films
Motion pictures, Mexican.
Added Author Buñuel, Luis, 1900-1983 Director. Screenwriter.
Alatriste, Gustavo Producer.
Pinal, Silvia Actor.
Brook, Claudio Actor.
Rambal, Enrique. Actor.
Gallardo, Lucy. Actor.
Baviera, José. Actor.
Benedico, Augusto. Actor.
Bravo, Antonio (Bravo Sanchez) Actor.
Andere, Jacqueline. Actor.
García Álvarez, Enrique Actor.
Campo, Cesar del. Actor.
Durgel, Rosa Elena. Actor.
Lavista, Raul
Figueroa, Gabriel
Savage, Carlos.
Alcoriza, Luis. Náufragos de la calle de la Providencia.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Exterminating angel
ISBN 1604651121
Standard No. 715515035026
Music No. CC1785D Criterion Collection

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