Un Chien Andalou/Les Mystères du Château de Dé/L’Age d’Or

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In Brief: The Asheville Film Society wraps up its November schedule with a staggeringly strange avant-garde triple-feature that should establish to absolutely anyone's satisfaction that modern experimental filmmakers will never hold a candle to the masters. First up we recreate the original 1929 double bill of Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí's seminal statement on Surrealism in cinema, the inimitable Un Chien Andalou, followed by Man Ray's equally bizarre (if such a thing is even possible) Les Mystères du Château de Dé. Then we finish up with Buñuel and Dalí's longer and less frequently screened L’Age d’Or. Check your narrative preconceptions at the door and bring your affinity for the abnormal, as this is a must-attend screening for anyone interested in art, film or high weirdness. Don't let the triple-feature scare you though, the running time for all three films still clocks in at under two hours. I'll keep an eye out for you! And if you don't get that joke now, you will after your see Andalou.  
Genre: Surrealist Experimental Shorts
Director: Luis Buñuel, Salvador Dali, Man Ray
Starring: Luis Buñuel, Salvador Dalí, Man Ray, Pierre Batches, Simone Mareuil, Jaime Miravilles, Georges Auric Le Comte de Beaumont, Le Vicomte de Noailles Marie-Laure de Noailles, Jacques-André Boiffard
Rated: NR

The Asheville Film Society will screen Un Chien Andalou/Les Mystères du Château de Dé/L’Age d’Or on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7:30 p.m. at The Grail Moviehouse, hosted by Xpress movie critic Scott Douglas.


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