|5307||VIRIDIANA*||VIRIDIANA*||1961||b & w||90 min||vhs|| (Directed by Luis Bunuel; with Silvia Pinal, Francisco Rabal, Fernando Rey) Luis Bunuel's outrageous and devastating attack on religion and society. Viridiana, about to take her vows as a nun, takes to pure Christian life by organizing a haven for a blind man, a leper, a cripple and a beggar. Full of Freudian symbolism, the film ends in a famous orgy of destruction, containing Bunuel's blasphemous scene of the Last Supper.
(In Spanish with English subtitles)
(Restricted to classroom use only)