L' ┬ge d'Or (Age of Gold) (The Golden Age)
L' ┬ge d'Or (Age of Gold) (The Golden Age) (1979)

L'┬ge d'Or begins as a documentary about the habits of scorpions, utilizing library footage and silent-style intertitles. Amid the rocks of an inlet, archbishops are seen chanting by a beggar-soldier (Max Ernst), who then makes a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 23, 2004
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Critic Score: 92% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Marta Barber
Miami Herald

A 60-minute- plus treasure that shouldn't be missed.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It relentlessly attacks the mores of society.

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Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

'L'┬ge d'or' does exhibit its share of the incongruous or dangling, but nevertheless there is connective tissue.

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Eugene Archer
New York Times

Mr. Bu˝uel and his co-scenarist, none other than Salvador Dali, have packed just about every-surrealist symbol they could think of into this rebellious epic.

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Fernando F. Croce

Bu˝uel's furies rarely geysered more freely

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Emanuel Levy

Co-scripted by Bunuel and Salvador Dali, this seminal work of cinema and masterpiece of surrealism is a scabrous anti-clerical anti-bourgeois tale hinting to the strong poential of film's two most controversial issues in the future, sex and violence

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J. Hoberman
Village Voice

Suggests instances of sex and violence far more extreme than any actually represented while contriving effronteries so offhanded you can't believe you've actually seen them.

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Cole Smithey

Eat it up babies.

Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Groundbreaking surrealist classic

Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
A film of pure madness, surrealism and brilliance. I didn't enjoy it as much as its younger brother, Un Chien Andalou, but it has quite a few of my very… More
Ivan Descartin
A year after their aesthetically shocking "An Andalusian Dog", Luis Bu˝uel and Salvador Dali, two of the most subversive minds in all of modern art,… More
Stella Dallas
hilarious surrealist satire bu˝uel made with dali in 1930. of course they were completely mad and this film was banned for 50 years. highly recommended for… More
Christopher Brown
Un Chien Andalou's closest kin, this is like a feature length version of that film. Excellent.
Dillon Lupky
So surreal, yet darkly humorous and entertaining, Salvador Dali achieves his goal of not making sense.