David E. Stone's
SUMMER FILM FESTIVAL
July 1 - August 31, 2019
Un Chien Andalou
"Un Chien Andalou (French pronunciation: [̃ ʃjɛ̃ ɑ̃dalu], An Andalusian Dog) is a 1929 Franco-Spanish silent surrealist short film by Spanish director Luis Buñuel and artist Salvador Dalí. It was Buñuel's first film and was initially released in 1929 with a limited showing at Studio des Ursulines in Paris, but became popular and ran for eight months.
Un Chien Andalou has no plot in the conventional sense of the word. The chronology of the film is disjointed, jumping from the initial "once upon a time" to "eight years later" without the events or characters changing. It uses dream logic in narrative flow that can be described in terms of then-popular Freudian free association, presenting a series of tenuously related scenes. " - Wikipedia
"No one forgets their first viewing of Un Chien Andalou" - David E. Stone
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