The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

Friday, January 17 - Monday, January 20, 2020

A group of six friends – three men and three women decidedly of the French Upper Middle Class – have their dinner plans continually interrupted due to a series of bizarre events that can only be described as Buñuelian.

Screening as part of our Winter 2020 series, “Weekend Classics: Luis Buñuel.”

  • Country France
  • Language In French with English subtitles.
  • Year 1972
  • Running Time 101 minutes
  • Distributor Rialto
  • Director Luis Buñuel
  • Writer Luis Buñuel, Jean-Claude Carriere
  • Cinematographer Edmond Richard
  • Cast Delphine Seyrig, Fernando Rey, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Stephane Audran
  • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil

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