A provocative memoir from Luis Buñuel, the Academy Award profitable author of a few of brand new cinema’s such a lot vital motion pictures, from Un Chien Andalou to The Discreet Appeal of the Bourgeoisie.

Luis Buñuel’s motion pictures have the ability to surprise, encourage, and reinvent our global. Now, in a memoir that contains all of the surrealism and subversion of his cinema, Buñuel turns his creative gaze inward. In fast and beneficiant prose, Buñuel strains the sudden contours of his lifestyles, from the Just right Friday drumbeats of his early life to the goals that impressed his such a lot well-known motion pictures to his turbulent friendships with Federico García Lorca and Salvador Dalí. His non-public narratives additionally surround the urgent political problems with his time, lots of which nonetheless hang-out us as of late—the threat of fascism, the tradition wars, the nuclear bomb. Stuffed with movie minutiae, framed through Buñuel’s mind and wit, this is very important studying for enthusiasts of cinema and for any person who has ever sought after to peer the arena via a surrealist’s eyes.