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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie 15 rating

Luis Buñuel's Oscar®-winning black comedy follows a group of wealthy friends who, for increasingly absurd and fanciful reasons, cannot manage to have a meal.

Comedy 1972 97 mins

Director: Luis Buñuel


Six well-to-do characters hoping to have a meal together are repeatedly frustrated in their plans by the various strangers they encounter -– or is their failure to eat really the consequence of their own complacency, deceits and insecurities? Buñuel’s deliciously mischievous comedy of bourgeois manners boasts a pleasingly unpredictable storyline and a truly magnificent cast on peak form.