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Un Chien Andalou (film still)

Un Chien Andalou (film still)

Description

Considered the first Surrealist film for its non-sequential scenes, Un Chien Andalou recreates a dream-like setting in which images are presented in montaged clips as a means of tapping the unconscious. This film still from Un Chien Andalou is indicative of the Surrealist love of shock and bodily violation. Here, a cow's eye was used to stand-in for this woman's eye, which, in the next frame, was shown slashed by a razor blade in extreme close-up. Dali was reportedly sick for a week after he helped Luis Bunuel shoot the scene. Other scenes include a woman cowering in the corner in fear of two donkey corpses draped over grand pianos as her presumed suitor watches ants crawl from stigmata-like puncture wounds in the palm of his hand.
  • Category : OTHERS
  • Year : 1924
  • Total Edition No : 1
  • Size : 500(W) x 359(H) cm
  • Materials : Film
  • Posting : 2018. 11. 12

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