Death in the Garden (DVD)

Directed by Luis Buñuel

Release Year: 1956
Running Time: 104
UPC: 7 38329 23865 0
Color Type: Color
Country: France, Mexico
Language: French
Genres: Adventure, Drama
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Cast
Georges Marchal
Simone Signoret
Charles Vanel

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Directed by Luis Buñuel

Death in the Garden (1956) is one of Luis Buñuel’s (Belle de Jour, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie) most underrated films, a delirious descent into the heart of darkness. A revolt has erupted in a mining town in the Amazon. As a result, a group of men and women are forced to take refuge in the virgin forest under the supervision of an adventurer called Chark (Georges Marchal). Djin (Simone Signoret), a prostitute, Castin (Charles Vanel), a mystic, his deaf and dumb daughter María (Michèle Girardon), and a missionary called Lizardi (Michel Piccoli) will have to confront thirst, fear, wild animals and insects in order to survive.


DVD Extras Include:

Audio commentary by film critic Samm Deighan | Booklet essay by film critic Peter Tonguette | Interview with film critic Tony Rayns | Trailers


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