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The Resource Simon of the desert, Janus Films ; Video Mercury Films S.A. ; a film by Luis Buñuel ; directed by Luis Buñuel ; screenplay, Julio Alejandro and Luis Buñuel ; producer, Gustavo Alatriste, (videorecording)

Simon of the desert, Janus Films ; Video Mercury Films S.A. ; a film by Luis Buñuel ; directed by Luis Buñuel ; screenplay, Julio Alejandro and Luis Buñuel ; producer, Gustavo Alatriste, (videorecording)

Label
Simon of the desert
Title
Simon of the desert
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Video Mercury Films S.A. ; a film by Luis Buñuel ; directed by Luis Buñuel ; screenplay, Julio Alejandro and Luis Buñuel ; producer, Gustavo Alatriste
Title variation
Simón del desierto
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • spa
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
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Gabriel Figueroa ; editor, Carlos Savage ; music, Raúl Lavista
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Can be viewed subtitled in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S5666 2008
PerformerNote
Claudio Brook, Silvia Pinal, Enrique Alvarez Félix, Francisco Reiguera, Hortensia Santoveña, Antonio Bravo, Enrique del Castillo
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1900-1983
  • 1906-1995
  • -1996
  • 1924-1984
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Buñuel, Luis
  • Alejandro, Julio
  • Alatriste, Gustavo
  • Brook, Claudio
  • Pinal, Silvia
  • Alvarez Félix, Enrique
  • Reiguera, Francisco
  • Santovena, Hortensia
  • Bravo, Antonio
  • Castillo, Enrique del
  • Lavista, Raul
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Janus Films
  • Video Mercury Films, S.A
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
45
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Simeon Stylites
  • Simeon Stylites
  • Christian saints
  • Temptation
  • Santos
  • Tentación
  • Christian saints
  • Temptation
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Simon of the desert, Janus Films ; Video Mercury Films S.A. ; a film by Luis Buñuel ; directed by Luis Buñuel ; screenplay, Julio Alejandro and Luis Buñuel ; producer, Gustavo Alatriste, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from sell sheet
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1965
  • Special features: A mexican Buñuel (1995), a 50 minute documentary by Emilio Maillé ; new interview with actress Silvia Pinal ; booklet featuring a new essay by Michael Wood and a reprint interview with Buñuel
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (45 min.)
Isbn
9781604651188
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515042017
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1790D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn276784035
  • (OCoLC)276784035
System details
DVD ; 1.33:1 aspect ratio ; restored high-definition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Simon of the desert, Janus Films ; Video Mercury Films S.A. ; a film by Luis Buñuel ; directed by Luis Buñuel ; screenplay, Julio Alejandro and Luis Buñuel ; producer, Gustavo Alatriste, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from sell sheet
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1965
  • Special features: A mexican Buñuel (1995), a 50 minute documentary by Emilio Maillé ; new interview with actress Silvia Pinal ; booklet featuring a new essay by Michael Wood and a reprint interview with Buñuel
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (45 min.)
Isbn
9781604651188
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515042017
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1790D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn276784035
  • (OCoLC)276784035
System details
DVD ; 1.33:1 aspect ratio ; restored high-definition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD

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