Directed by Luis Bunuel
Written by Luis Bunuel, Julio Alejandro, Benito Perez Galdlos
Starring Catherine Deneuve, Fernando Rey, Franco Nero
Run time 95 min
Trailers & Clips
Deneuve plays Tristana, a virginal young girl who goes to live with her guardian who eventually breaks through his facade of respectability and seduces her. She repays him a hundred-fold, preying on his jealousy and taunting him with perverse whimsies.
“A brilliant film! The work of a master at the height of his powers.”
Penelope Gilliatt
“A masterwork.”
Stefan Kanfer
“Tristana is superb! It is nothing less than the quintessential Buñuel film of all time!”
Vincent Canby
“A brilliant witches brew of sex and sadism.”
Bernard Drew
“Buñuel at the top of his form.”
Rex Reed
Awards & Festivals
Academy Awards
Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film (1971)
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