Overview

The guests at an upper-class dinner party find themselves unable to leave. The Exterminating Angel is a 1962 surrealist film, written and directed by Luis Buñuel, starring Silvia Pinal. Sharply satirical and allegorical, the film contains a view of human nature suggesting "mankind harbors savage instincts and unspeakable secrets". It is considered one of the best 1,000 films by The New York Times.

  1. Luis Buñuel

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Luis Alcoriza

    Story

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Original Title El ángel exterminador

Status Released

Release Information

  • May 1, 1962
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language Spanish

Runtime 1h 35m

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