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About Luis Buñuel
Luis Buñuel Portolés was a film director from Spain. He made films from 1929 until 1977, with his debut project being the short film “Un Chien Andalou”. Many of his works were in the silent surrealist genre. However, he was noted for other genres as well.
His popular films include:
- “That Obscure Object of Desire”
- “Los olvidados”
- “The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie”.
He was born to Leonardo Buñuel and Maria Portolés Cerezuela. He grew up with four sisters and two brothers in Zaragoza, Spain. He was in a five-year relationship with Concha Mendez. He had two sons from his marriage to Jeanne Lefebvre.
He was given the National Prize for Arts and Sciences in 1977.
He died from complications of diabetes in 1983 in Mexico City.
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Famous quotes by Luis Buñuel
Age is something that doesn't matter, unless you are a cheese.Luis Buñuel
Fortunately, somewhere between chance and mystery lies imagination, the only thing that protects our freedom, despite the fact that people keep trying to reduce it or kill it off altogether.Luis Buñuel
Luis Buñuel's Popularity
Luis Buñuel was a famous Spanish director and producer, who was born on February 22, 1900. As a person born on this date, Luis Buñuel is listed in our database as the 32nd most popular celebrity for the day (February 22) and the 7th most popular for the year (1900).
People born on February 22 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Luis Buñuel is the 789th most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Luis Buñuel's birthday, Luis Buñuel is the 69th most famous Spanish.
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