The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (French: Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie) is a 1972 surrealist film written and directed by Luis Buñuel, a Spanish-born filmmaker associated with the Surrealist movement. The film was made in France and uses the French language, although a few lines are in Spanish.
The film has been described as "a complex, shifting, virtually plotless web of dreams within dreams within dreams", and focuses on a group of upper middle-class people attempting (despite constant interruptions) to have a meal together. The film received the 1972 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.