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CANCELLED - UW Cinematheque - LACIS Film Series 2020

CANCELLED - The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz (Ensayo de un Crimen) | Mexico | 1955 | DCP | 89 min. | Spanish with English subtitles Director: Luis Buñuel

Event Details

Date
Friday, March 13, 2020
Time
7 p.m.
Location
4070 Vilas Hall
Description
Cast: Ernesto Alonso, Miroslava, Rita Macedo
Dark and deranged even by Buñuelian standards, this pitch-black, rarely screened comedy stands among the filmmaker’s finest Mexican films. The titular Archibaldo has a fetish for murdering beautiful women, but circumstances thwart his repeated attempts to consummate his warped dream. This being a Buñuel film, the perversion is naturally played for absurdity. Newly restored 4K DCP courtesy Cineteca Nacional Mexico.
Cost
Free

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