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#1 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 16 February 2007 - 03:58 PM

So, I watched it for the first time in maybe 10 years last night. I loved the film and enjoyed all its surreal, hilarious and sometimes frightening stories.

And, I know it's mostly a satyrical film, hence the reason for such a high key look, but I felt a lot of its look was just wrong with certain storylines. I can certainly respect if this was Bunuel's intention, but I'm wondering if this film was ever given the shaft by its studio when it came time to achieving any darker looks for some of the film's more gripping sequences.

The soldier's story about seeing his mother's ghost for instance, still very high key with the same loud vibrant colors that dominate much of the film.
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