Simon, a deeply religious man living in the 4th century, wants to be nearer to God so he climbs a column. The Devil wants him come down to Earth and is trying to seduce him.

  1. Luis Buñuel

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Julio Alejandro


Top Billed Cast

  1. Claudio Brook

    Claudio Brook


  2. Silvia Pinal

    Silvia Pinal

    The Devil

  3. Hortensia Santoveña

    Hortensia Santoveña

    The Mother

  4. Enrique Álvarez Félix

    Enrique Álvarez Félix

    Brother Matías

  5. Francisco Reiguera

    Francisco Reiguera

    The Devil as an Old Witch

Full Cast & Crew

Simon of the Desert
Simon of the Desert


Original Title Simón del desierto

Status Released

Release Information

  • February 10, 1969


Original Language Spanish; Castilian

Runtime 0h 45m

Budget -

Revenue -



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