Today Marks the 30th Anniversary of Luis Buñuel's Death


Exactly thirty years ago, on July 29,1983, Spanish-born Mexican filmmaker Luis Buñuel died in his house in Mexico City at the age of 83. One of the most cherished filmmakers in the history of cinema, Buñuel worked in France, Spain and in Mexico making over 30 feature films, some of which have been included in the top best films of all time.

Buñuel won the Cannes' Palm d'Or in 1961 for his controversial film Viridiana, becoming the only Spanish-speaking film to win the coveted prize to date. TropicalFRONT pays tribute to the work and legacy of Buñuel on the 30th anniversary of his death.

Watch the trailers for some of his films El ángel exterminador / The Exterminating Angel (1962), Nazarín (1959) and Los Olvidados (1950):