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The Phantom of Liberty (1974)

10/26/1974 (US) ComedyDrama 1h 44m

Luis Bunuel's kinkiest comedy.


This Surrealist 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


Top Billed Cast

  1. Adriana Asti

    Adriana Asti

    La dame en noir, la soeur du premier préfet

  2. Milena Vukotić

    Milena Vukotić


  3. Jean-Claude Brialy

    Jean-Claude Brialy

    M. Foucault

  4. Monica Vitti

    Monica Vitti

    Mme Foucault

  5. Jean Rochefort

    Jean Rochefort

    M. Legendre

  6. Michel Piccoli

    Michel Piccoli

    Le deuxième préfet de police

  7. Adolfo Celi

    Adolfo Celi

    Le médécin

  8. Claude Piéplu

    Claude Piéplu

    Le commissaire

  9. Paul Frankeur

    Paul Frankeur


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The Phantom of Liberty
The Phantom of Liberty

Original Title Le Fantôme de la liberté

Status Released

Original Language French

Budget -

Revenue -


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