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Thumbnail for That Obscure Object of Desire (1977) That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)

Basic Info Rusty's rating: 77
Category: Comedy, DramaSub-Category: film adaptation, comedy film, drama filmNarrative location: ParisRuntime: 103 minutesColor: colorLanguage: Spanish, FrenchCountry: France, SpainFilming location: Lausanne, Paris, Madrid, SwitzerlandDirector: Luis BuñuelScreenwriter: Luis Buñuel, Jean-Claude Carrière, Pierre LouÿsBased on: The Woman and the PuppetMusic: Richard WagnerCinematography: Edmond RichardStars: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, Ángela Molina, Milena Vukotic, Juan Santamaría, Justo Ruiz, Julien Bertheau, André Lacombe, André Weber Producer: Serge SilbermanAwards won: Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Foreign Language Film (Luis Buñuel)
National Board of Review Award for Best Director (Luis Buñuel)
National Board of Review Award for Best Foreign Language Film (Luis Buñuel)
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Director (Luis Buñuel)
Award nominations: Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (Luis Buñuel, Jean-Claude Carrière)
César Award for Best Director
César Award for Best Writing
Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Director
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Film
Award details: (details at IMDb)
Description

Set in Spain and France against the backdrop of a terrorist insurgency, the film tells the story of an aging Frenchman who falls in love with a young woman who repeatedly frustrates his romantic and sexual desires.


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