That Obscure Object of Desire Poster

Release Date: 1977

R|1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary
After dumping a bucket of water on a beautiful young woman from the window of a train car, wealthy Frenchman Mathieu (Fernando Rey), regales his fellow passengers with the story of the dysfunctional relationship between himself and the young woman in question, a fiery 19-year-old flamenco dancer named Conchita (played alternately by Carole Bouquet and Angela Molina). What follows is a tale of cruelty, depravity and lies -- the very building blocks of love.

Cast: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, Ángela Molina, Julien Bertheau, Milena Vukotic, Andre Weber

Director: Luis Buñuel

Genres: Drama

Keywords: France, Mother, Temptation, Rivalry, Charming, Daughter, Love

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Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)
Nominated Best Foreign Language Film
Nominated Foreign Language Film