Tuesday, February 16, 2010

That Obscure Object of Desire/Cet obscur objet du désir (France/Spain: Luis Buñuel, 1977)

That Obscure Object of Desire/Cet obscur objet du désir (France/Spain: Luis Buñuel, 1977: 102 mins)



That Obscure Object of Desire:

Criterion Collection Info

William Rothman (Criterion Collection)

Danny Peary (Criterion Collection)

Gary Morris (Bright Lights Film Journal)

Loki (An Idiot's Guide to Dreaming)

The Storytellers - Interview with Jean-Claude Carriéré (Bunuel's Screenwriter)




Luis Buñuel and his other films:

"Fortunately, somewhere between chance and mystery lies imagination, the only thing that protects our freedom, despite the fact that people keep trying to reduce it or kill it off altogether." - Luis Buñuel (source link)

Dominique Russel (Senses of Cinema: Great Directors)

The Religion of Luis Bunuel (Adherents)

Criterion Collection: Films of Luis Buñuel

Michael Koller: Un Chien Andalou (Senses of Cinema)

No Blacks or Whites:
The Making of Luis Bunuel's 'The Young One.'
(Cineaste)

Carlos Fuentes: The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeosie (Criterion Collection)

Brian M. Papchiak: "Thank God I'm an atheist"--The surrealistic cinema of Luis Bunuel (Communication Arts)

Mike Seeger: The Indiscreet Charms of Luis Bunuel

Luis Bunuel Video Clips (Google Video)

Books by and about Luis Bunuel (Google Books)

The Surreal Feel (Senses of Cinema)

Luis Buñuel Remembered by Jean-Claude Carrière (Flickhead)

Cinema of Entrapment in the Age of Cowardice: The Search for a Greater Truth

Franci Arzt: Love, Lava, Lavatories (Media Resource Center)

Ed Gonzalez: The Savage Poetry of Luis Bunuel

Derek Malcolm: Virdiana (Guardian)

Taschen: Luis Bunuel (Our library has this book)

Luis Bunuel: An Unspeakable Betrayal (Google Books)



Critical Theory:

Surrealism:

Surrealist (com)

Surrealism Images (Google Images)

Surrealism: Books (Google Books)

List of Surrealist Films (Wikipedia)


Jacques Lacan


Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Lacan in the US

Mary Klages: Jacques Lacan (University of Colorado--Boulder)

Shel Silverstein:

Nate Garrelts: Shel Silverstein’s The Missing Piece: A Lacanian Reading (Bad Subjects)

The Missing Piece Meets the Big O


Desire


Introduction to Jacques Lacan: Module on Desire (Guide to Literary and Critical Theory)

Change Blindness (in thinking why some of us did not perceive the different actresses portraying Conchita)

Wikipedia definition

Natalie Angier: Change Blindness (New York Times)

Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science

Videos (Google Video)

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