Really Awful Movies: Ep 158 – Un Chien Andalou



On this week’s episode of the podcast, Un Chien Andalou. You’ve probably seen the poster, even if you don’t recognize its origins.

Un Chien Andalou is a 1929 silent surrealist short by Spanish director Luis Buñuel and artist/showman. Salvador Dalí.

This was Buñuel’s first film and was initially released in 1929 with a limited showing in Paris, then becoming hugely popular.

Un Chien Andalou has no plot. The film is disjointed, jumping from the initial “once upon a time” to “eight years later” without the events or characters changing very much.

The film uses a bunch of free association, and out of sequence chronology.

Join us for some surrealism.


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