“Extraordinarily funny and perfectly acted”
– Vincent Canby, The New York Times (1972)

Luis Buñuel’s 1972 Oscar-winning Surrealist Comedy Opens
for a One Week Exclusive Engagement Friday, November 23
at the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center

A 40th Anniversary Celebration!

THE DISCREET CHARM OF THE BOURGEOISIE is Buñuel’s 1972 Oscar-winning surrealist comedy starring Fernando Rey, Stephane Audrane and Delphine Seyrig. In honor of the film’s 40th Anniversary the Film Society of Lincoln Center will have a one week exclusive engagement beginning Friday, November 23 at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center. A Rialto Pictures release.

Six friends – three men and three women decidedly of the French Upper Middle Class – have their dinner plans continually interrupted due to a series of bizarre events that can only be described as Buñuelian. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film of 1972, DISCREET CHARM was hailed by critics and continues to delight and challenge audiences to this day.

Take advantage of a special discount with the purchase of a movie ticket and receive 15% off your bill at Indie Food & Wine!!! All you need to do is present your ticket stub to the cashier at the restaurant.

The Film Society of Lincoln Center will also host a Luis Buñuel retrospective during the upcoming Spanish Cinema Now series from December 7 – 16th. Please visit for the full line up and additional information

102 min – 1972 – French with English Subtitles – Not Rated

For more information please contact:
John Wildman,
David Ninh,