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93
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Chicago Reader

By Dave Kehr
Buñuel conjures with Freudian imagery, outrageous humor, and a quiet, lyrical camera style to create one of his most complex and complete...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A few great directors have the ability to draw us into their dream world, into their personalities and obsessions and fascinate us with...
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90

The New York Times

Buñuel has made a marvelously complex, funny and vigorously moral movie that also is, to me, his most perfectly cast film. [21 Sept. 1970]
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90

Los Angeles Times

By Betsy Sharkey
The film, which came out in 1970 after a censorship battle with the Franco regime, catches — and releases — all the tension of shifting...
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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
As much as this tale of bent love runs in the ruts of its maker’s obsessions, it has an undertow that’s impossible to shake. [22 Nov. 2012]
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80

Variety

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Those seeking the Bunuel touches of black humor, digs at Church and Establishment, irreverence and criticism, and an overall condemnation...
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75

Slant Magazine

There are more than a few striking images and intriguing ideas to be extracted from Tristana. [10 Oct. 2012]
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Rated PG-13 | For Thematic Elements and Some Disturbing Images