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Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles

In a stranger-than-fiction tale befitting the master surrealist filmmaker himself, Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles tells the story of how Luis Buñuel made his third film.

Animation & Artists Moving Image 2018 81 mins Not rated

Director: Salvador Simó


Both a buddy adventure and fascinating episode of cinematic history, this acclaimed animation utilises sensitive performances, as well as excerpts of Buñuel’s own footage from the production of Land Without Bread, to present a deeply affecting and humanistic portrait of an artist hunting for his purpose.