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La voie lactée

Luis Buñuel France, 1969

Duncan Gray's rating of the film The Milky Way

The Milky Way is a very transitional film from Buñuel & screenwriter Carrière, showing the way towards the free-form, fractured narrative approach of Discreet Charm and Phantom of Liberty. But the density of philosophical ideas—about the strange way logic, faith, and carnality fall into uneasy coexistence—is fascinating and delivered cheekily. Not the best place for a newcomer to start, but worth it for acolytes.