Les Hurdes (Land Without Bread) (1933)
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Critic Reviews for Les Hurdes (Land Without Bread)
Bunuel's only documentary, a savage critique of life in the impoverished Las Hurdes section of Spain.
Today, Las Hurdes is remembered less for its politicized images than it is for Bu˝uel parodic manipulation of documentary style.
Audience Reviews for Les Hurdes (Land Without Bread)
It's not necessarily a great piece of film, it just happens to capture cynicism very well. I respect the brave film making and the bizarre sense of humor because it really does exploit an entire community without any compassion.
Astonishing. Bunuel messes with the documentary with very entertaining and surreal results. One of my favorite directors of all time.
A classic documentary from surrealist filmmaker Luis Bunuel, that is disturbing and highly interesting, although it feels a bit longer than a 30 minute film should...
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