Un Chien Andalou

The prolific and incredibly bizarre, Un Chien Andalou is a blur of surrealist imagery, transitioning from object to object, scene to scene. Dubbed by film critic Roger Ebert as “the most famous short film ever made,” Un Chien Andalou has earned its title through eccentric connections between images, and the sheer bewilderment felt by its audience. Playing mostly like a lucid, drug-induced dream, the film drifts through situations that one would only find deep within the subconscious of a surrealist master. Directed by the incomparable Louis Buñuel in conjunction with famed Dada/surrealist artist Salvador Dalí, the silent film utilizes special effects and camera tricks to bring their fantastic vision to life.

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