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Bunuel and King Solomon's Table
Original name: Buñuel y la mesa del rey Salomón
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Spain, Mexico, Germany, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Toledo in the 30s: The godfather of cinematic surrealism, Luis Buñuel, the poet Federico Garcia Loca and the painter Salvador Dalí are on a search for the mythical table of King Salomon, which is known to have the power to see in the past, the present and the future. Their scour paths them through hilarious moments of absurdity and lots of references to movie history.
Style: surreal, clever, serious, offbeat, stylized, mind bending
Plot: city life, urban, ancient mystery, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, political unrest, riddles and clues, imaginary, teleportation, godparent, sea, water, surrealism, female nudity
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: spain
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    User:   33%
 
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Country: Spain, USA
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