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Title Simon del desierto [videorecording] / guion y dialogos de Luis Buņuel y Julio Alejandro ; produccion, Gustavo Alatriste ; direccion, Luis Buņuel.

Imprint [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  791.4372 Si55 2008    ---  Available
Edition Special ed.
Description 1 videodisc (45 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + booklet (27 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Series The criterion collection ; 460
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 460.
System Details DVD, region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital mono.
Language Spanish dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Cast Claudio Brook, Silvia Pinal, Enrique Alvarez Felix, Hortensia Santoveņa, Francisco Reiguera, Luis Aceves Castaņeda, Enrique Garcia Alvarez, Antonio Bravo, Enrique del Castillo, Eduardo MacGregor.
Credits Cinematography, Gabriel Figueroa ; editor, Carlos Savage ; music, Raul Lavista.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in Mexico in 1965.
Full screen presentation (1.33:1 aspect ratio).
Summary In order to prove he is devoted to God, a 4th century saint stays on the top of a pillar for over six years while he is tempted by the devil in the form of a beautiful woman.
Note Special features: Restored high-definition digital transfer; A Mexican Buņuel (1997), a 50 min. documentary by Emilio Maille ; new interview with actress Silvia Pinal ; new and improved subtitle translation; new essay by Michael Wood and a reprint interview with Buņuel.
Subject Simeon Stylites, Saint, -459 -- Drama.
Christian saints -- Syria -- Drama.
Temptation -- Drama.
Simeon Stylites, Saint, -459 -- Drama.
Christian saints -- Syria -- Drama.
Temptation -- Drama.
Genre/Form Surrealist films.
Religious films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Religious -- Feature.
Added Author Buņuel, Luis, 1900-1983.
Alejandro, Julio, 1906-1995.
Alatriste, Gustavo.
Brook, Claudio.
Pinal, Silvia.
Alvarez Felix, Enrique, -1996.
Santovena, Hortensia.
Reiguera, Francisco.
Aceves Castaņeda, Luis.
Garcia Alvarez, Enrique.
Bravo, Antonio (Bravo Sanchez)
Castillo, Enrique del, 1924-1984.
MacGregor, Eduardo.
Figueroa, Gabriel, 1952-
Savage, Carlos.
Lavista, Raul.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on disc label and container: Simon of the desert
Added Title Mexican Buņuel.
ISBN 1604651180
Standard No. 715515042017
Music No. CC1790D Criterion Collection

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