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SUSANA


 
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Susana is the story of a delinquent girl who escapes from detention and hides out on a remote finca, a Spanish American plantation. There she destroys a rigid, uptight family with her immoral scheming and feminine wiles. Despite being a neorealistic melodrama, Susana displays a surrealist's fascination with subversion, sexuality and illusory conventions. "...absurdities and contradictions indicate that the truly important work is taking place at a latent level beneath the surface of the story" (Tomas Perez Turrent, Mexican Cinema). In Spanish with English subtitles.

Luis Bunuel---Mexico---1951---86 mins.