Buñuel, la transgression des rêves

France | 2017 | 52 min
French, Spanish | Subtitles in French
Author: Pierre-Henri Gibert
Production: Charlotte Uzu


The film will be available for free screening from Sunday, March 11 on the website of La Fabrique culturelle

North American Premiere – Director in attendance

Director Pierre-Henri Gibert goes back in time to find that which fueled Luis Buñuel in an exciting journey that helps us understand the education, people, fantasies, frustrations, and disillusionment that shaped this iconoclast’s unique world view. A touching portrait complemented by a vast amount of visual archived content, this film dives into the artistic effervescence of Paris in the 1930s, the Spanish war, and the absurdity of the Hollywood star system, showcasing great personalities of the time, such as Picasso, Salvador Dalí, and Greta Garbo. An amalgam of sex, political terrorism, reality, and dreams...


Pierre-Henri Gibert

Pierre-Henri Gibert is the director of documentaries on painting, dance, and cinema, including portraits of Louis Malle, Guillaume Depardieu, and Claude Chabrol. His film portrait of Henri-Georges Clouzot has been selected for the 2017 Lumière Festival, in addition to the Varenne Grand Prix won in 2015 at the FIGRA Festival for his interactive documentary La Grande Guerre à travers les arts.
Filmography | Le Scandale Clouzot (2016) ; Louis Malle, le rebelle (2016) ; Jean-Pierre mon père (2015) ; Philippe de Broca, une philosophie du travail (2015) ; Guillaume D (2014) ; La Bohême, Puccini au temps de l'insouciance (2014) ; La Renaissance de Claude Sautet (2013).

Screenings playing this movie

Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal – Auditorium Maxwell-Cummings / Montreal Museum of Fine Arts – Maxwell-Cummings Auditorium
Screening # 10