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Simon del Desierto


Forty minutes is more than enough screen time for Spanish director [[Performer~P83516~Luis Buñuel~luisbuñuel]] to state his case in Simon of the Desert. [[Performer~P8699~Claudio Brook~claudiobrook]] portrays fifth-century Christian Simon (later St. Simon Stylites) who dispenses religious sagacity while standing on a tall column in the middle of the desert. Typical of Buñuel's hatred of the Church, the Devil ([[Performer~P56863~Silvia Pinal~silviapinal]]) is a far more entertaining and articulate...more