[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, c2006.
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (27 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
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Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 332.
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.
In Spanish, with optional English subtitles.
Title from container.
Silvia Pinal, Francisco Rabal, Fernando Rey.
Director, Luis Buñuel ; writers, Luis Buñuel and Julio Alejandro ; photographer, Jose F. Aguayo ; editor, Pedro Del Rey.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Viridiana, who is about to become a nun, does her utmost to maintain her Catholic principles, but her lecherous uncle and a motley assemblage of paupers force her to confront the limits of her idealism.
Special features: interviews with actress Silvia Pinal and author Richard Porton; excerpt on Buñuel's early career from a 1964 episode of Cinéastes de notre temps ; U.S. theatrical trailer; accompanying booklet includes an essay by Michael Wood and an interview with Buñuel, conducted by José de la Colina and Tomás Pérez Turrent.
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