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    The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz (Allianz Film, 1955). Mexican One Sheet (27.5" X 37").
    This is the original country-of-origin poster for one of Bunuel's more important films. Widely considered the father of surrealism in the cinema, Bunuel rose to fame directing Un Chien Andalou among others before he was forced to flee Europe for the Americas. After several years working in Hollywood (and being frustrated within that system) he finally settled in Mexico where he was able to direct again without the oppressive influence of studio executives. The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz explores the mind of a man who wants to be a serial killer. Through an odd coincidence, those murderous fantasies he plays out in his head actually occur, but by the hands of other men. The poster shows extremely minor wear to the fold lines and tanning, which is very typical of most posters printed in Mexico due to the quality of the paper. Very Fine- on Linen.


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    November, 2012
    29th-30th Thursday-Friday
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