The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

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  • PG
  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1972
  • Running time: 102 min
In Luis Buñuel's deliciously satiric masterpiece, an upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined.
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In Luis Buñuel's deliciously satiric masterpiece, an upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined.

Original Release

09/15/1972

US Release

10/22/1972

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Cast

Fernando Rey Don Rafael Acosta / Don Rafael
Paul Frankeur François Thévenot / M. Thevenot
Delphine Seyrig Simone Thévenot / Mme Thevenot
Bulle Ogier Florence
Stephane Audran Alice Sénéchal
Jean-Pierre Cassel Henri Sénéchal / M. Sénéchal
Julien Bertheau Monsignor Dufour / Monseigneur Dufour
Claude Piéplu Colonel / Le Colonel
Michel Piccoli Interior Minister / Le Ministre
François Maistre Inspector Delecluze / Delecluze
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Luis Buñuel

Writers

Luis Buñuel, Jean-Claude Carriere

Cast

Fernando Rey Don Rafael Acosta / Don Rafael
Paul Frankeur François Thévenot / M. Thevenot
Delphine Seyrig Simone Thévenot / Mme Thevenot
Bulle Ogier Florence
Stephane Audran Alice Sénéchal
Jean-Pierre Cassel Henri Sénéchal / M. Sénéchal
Julien Bertheau Monsignor Dufour / Monseigneur Dufour
Claude Piéplu Colonel / Le Colonel
Michel Piccoli Interior Minister / Le Ministre
François Maistre Inspector Delecluze / Delecluze
Pierre Maguelon Police Sergeant / Le sergent de police
Maxence Mailfort Sergeant Recounting Dream / Traum-Sergeant
Milena Vukotic Ines
Maria Gabriella Maione Guerrilla / Terroristin
Muni Peasant / Bäuerin
Georges Douking Gardener / Gärtner
Christian Baltauss Lt. Hubert de Rochcahin
Anne-Marie Deschodt (as Anne-Marie Deschott)
Bernard Musson Waiter / Serveur
Jacques Rispal Gendarme / Un gendarme

Producers

Editors

Hélène Plemiannikov

1973 Oscar Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced Nominated
1973 Oscar Best Foreign Language Film Won
1973 Golden Globe Best Foreign-Language Foreign Film Nominated
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