Golden Age, The ( age d'or, L' ) Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 4870

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 31

Theatrical Release Date: 10/28/1930

Language: French

Genre: Drama, Romance

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Luis Buñuel

Actors: Gaston Modot, Lya Lys, Josep Llorens Artigas, Lionel Salem, Germaine Noizet, Bonaventura Ibáñez

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/06/2019

A very early and very strange Buñuel film that's still very provocative.

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mitchellyoung - wrote on 08/12/2011

As an experimental piece, this is an interesting combination of visual montage and thematic symbolism. I didn't connect with it as a story, but, taking each vignette as its own work of art, there are some really beautiful moments.

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fake_username - wrote on 02/25/2008

A useless string of images with no meaning. This 1 hour film took longer to pass than Lawrence of Arabia. Not as good as Un Chien Andalou and that's not saying much.

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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 03/02/2013

One of the most controversial films of its era. You see a girl licking a foot of a statue and Christ being symbolized in an appropriate manner. Intent and messages were dark and symbolic. The scorpions gestures were a good sign utilized in the beginning to relate people with of animalistic behavior. However, not as entertaining despite its short length, though it was provocative. Purely experimental, though not for everybody. Lacks character development, vivid premise and a clear plot, since its images tell the story instead of a screenplay. It was short though it felt like an eternity waiting for the next scene to happen. The Golden Age has its good and bad points, overall its definitely a must watch for movie buffs who enjoy classic films that have been recognized as one one of …

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