Overview

This Surrealist Spanish film, with a title referencing the Communist Manifesto, strings together short incidents based on the life of director Luis Buñuel. Presented as chance encounters, these loosely related, intersecting situations, all without a consistent protagonist, reach from the 19th century to the 1970s. Touching briefly on subjects such as execution, pedophilia, incest, and sex, the film features an array of characters, including a sick father and incompetent police officers.

  1. Luis Buñuel

    Director, Writer

  2. Jean-Claude Carrière

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Adriana Asti

    Adriana Asti

    la dame en noir, la soeur du premier préfet

  2. Milena Vukotic

    Milena Vukotic

    l'infirmière

  3. Jean-Claude Brialy

    Jean-Claude Brialy

    M. Foucault

  4. Monica Vitti

    Monica Vitti

    Mme Foucault

  5. Jean Rochefort

    Jean Rochefort

    M. Legendre

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Facts

Original Title Le fantôme de la liberté

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 26, 1974
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 44m

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