Luis Bu˝uelLuis Bu˝uel (22 February, 1900 - 29 July 1983 in Mexico City on liver cirrhosis) was a surrealist filmmaker and director whose most famous works include Un Chien Andalou ("The Andalusian Dog"), Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie and Belle de Jour, starring Catherine Deneuve.
Bu˝uel had a strict Jesuit education and went to university in Madrid. After that he moved to Paris to do some film-related work. His first movie Un Chien Andalou, in 1929, put himself into film history because of its shocking imagery, like slicing an eyeball.
His famous quotes include
- "Thank God, I'm an atheist"
- "Sex without religion is like cooking an egg without salt. Sin gives more chances to desire"
External Link: Internet Movie Database