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That Obscure Object of Desire Movie Review Summary

Actors: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, Angela Molina, Julien Bertheau, André Weber, Milena Vukotic

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THAT OBSCURE OBJECT OF DESIRE is the last movie of spanish director Luis Bunuel. Based on the book "la Femme et le Pantin" by Pierre Lou˙s. Nominated in 1978 for the Oscar in the Best Foreign Language Film category.

Fernando Rey is a 60 years old wealthy frenchman who explains in the Sevilla-Paris train the story of his relationship with Conchita, the woman he has just left, to his fellow companions. She was his newly engaged maid when he first met her. Sexually attracted by her, he is soon obsessed by this young woman, played by two different actresses, who always rejects him after having him given some hope.

A little pearl.   
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   seduction (yum!) Lover is...    -   of a different social class

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   simply wealthy Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France    -   Switzerland    -   Spain City?    -   Yes City:    -   dangerous Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   resort/hotel    -   moving train    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing full frontal--women    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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