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La ilusión viaja en tranvía

Luis Buñuel Mexico, 1954

Greg S.'s rating of the film Illusion Travels by Streetcar

The sequence where the characters put on the play might be my favorite in any of his films, the play's production values are easy to laugh at but Bunuel makes this segment incredibly human and intimate where fake birds on strings have more significance than a statue of Christ. The streetcar as a device that intercepts all these little conflicts, brings the harmonious description in the v/o to life . Underrated.