As the daddy of cinematic Surrealism, wide serious recognition has been dedicated to Luis Buñuel’s cinema. a lot has been written approximately his first Surrealist movies of the Nineteen Twenties and Thirties and the French paintings video clips of the Sixties and Seventies. in spite of the fact that, right here for the 1st time is a queer re-reading of Buñuel’s Spanish-language movies permitting us to view Buñuel’s cinema via a lens of queer spectatorship. concentrating on the flicks Buñuel produced in Mexico and Spain through the Nineteen Fifties and Nineteen Sixties, Julián Daniel Gutiérrez-Albilla argues no longer that Buñuel’s motion pictures have a gay subplot, yet that there are a number of varieties of identification, subjectivity and sexuality found in those motion pictures.
Queering Buñuel brings jointly the fields of movie experiences, feminist and queer conception, Hispanic experiences, psychoanalysis and artwork conception. Gutiérrez-Albilla succeeds in reconceptualizing Buñuel’s Mexican and Spanish motion pictures past geographical, old and disciplinary barriers, wondering not only how we see Buñuel, but in addition how we see cinema.