That Obscure Object of Desire Movie Review 1977

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Bunuel's last film, a comic nightmare of sexual frustration. A rich Spaniard obtains a beautiful girlfriend who, while changing physical identities, refuses to sleep with him. Based on a novel by Pierre Louys, which has been used as the premise for several other films, including "The Devil is a Woman," "La Femme et le Pantin," and "The Female." Available with subtitles or dubbed.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 100 minutes.
Originally from Spanish.

Cast and Crew

Black Comedy, Sex & Sexuality, The Help: Female, May-December Romance, Director/Star Teams: Bunuel & F. Rey
Luis Bunuel, Jean-Claude Carriere
Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, Angela Molina, Julien Bertheau
Edmond Richard
Luis Bunuel
Serge Silberman


L.A. Film Critics 1977: Foreign Film; Natl. Bd. of Review 1977: Director (Bunuel); Natl. Soc. Film Critics 1977: Director (Bunuel).

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