Un Chien Andalou/Fun Facts

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< Un Chien Andalou
  • A cow's eye was used for the famous eye-slitting scene.
  • Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí based the film on ideas from their dreams. It is deliberately surreal, bizarre and nonlinear. Do not attempt to actually comprehend the plot.
  • New York Magazine's review of John Waters' Pink Flamingos called it, "Beyond pornography...the nearest American film to Bunuel's 'Andalusian Dog'."
  • The Pixies' song "Debaser" includes the line "Slicing up eyeballs I want you to know" and the repeated line "I am un chien Andalusia!"
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