L'Âge d'or

L'Âge d'or (1930)

A surrealist masterpiece.

  • Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1930-11-28
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 281 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 3min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: Vicomte de Noailles
  • Production Country: France
  • Director: Luis Buñuel
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From 281 Ratings


The film consists of a series of tightly interlinked vignettes, the most sustained of which details the story of a man and a woman who are passionately in love. Their attempts to consummate their passion are constantly thwarted, by their families, by the Church and bourgeois society in general.

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  • Gaston Modot

    as The Man
  • Lya Lys

    as The Woman
  • Caridad de Laberdesque

    as Marquise' Chambermaid / Girl at Blangis' Castle
  • Max Ernst

    as Bandit Leader in the Hut
  • Josep Llorens Artigas

    as Governor
  • Lionel Salem

    as Duke of Blangis
  • Germaine Noizet

    as Marquise of X
  • Duchange

    as Orchestra Conductor
  • Bonaventura Ibáñez

    as Marquis of X
  • Jean Aurenche

    as Bandit (uncredited)
  • Jacques Brunius

    as Passer-by in the Street (uncredited)
  • Luis Buñuel

    as (uncredited)
  • Jean Castanier

    as Guest at the Marquis of X's Concert (uncredited)
  • Juan Castañe

    as Bandit (uncredited)
  • Pancho Cossío

    as Lame Bandit (uncredited)
  • Simone Cottance

    as Guest at the Marquis of X's Concert (uncredited)
  • Marie Berthe Ernst

    as Guest at the Marquis of X's Concert (uncredited)
  • Juan Esplandiu

    as Bandit (uncredited)
  • Pedro Flores

    as Bandit (uncredited)
  • Claude Heymann

    as Extra (uncredited)
  • Valentine Hugo

    as Governor's Wife (uncredited)
  • Jean-Paul Le Chanois

    as Duke of Blangis' Follower (uncredited)
  • Marval

    as Defenestrated Bishop (uncredited)
  • Juan Ramón Masoliver

    as Extra (uncredited)
  • Jaume Miravitlles

    as Bandit (uncredited)
  • Manuel Ángeles Ortiz

    as Forester (uncredited)
  • Jaime Otero

    as Extra (uncredited)
  • Joaquin Peinado

    as Guest at the Marquis of X's Concert (uncredited)
  • Roland Penrose

    as Guest at the Marquis of X's Concert (uncredited)
  • Valentine Penrose

    as Woman in Car with Ostensory (uncredited)
  • Domingo Pruña

    as Guest at the Marquis of X's Concert (uncredited)
  • Jacques Prévert

    as Passer-by in the Street (uncredited)
  • Pierre Prévert

    as Péman (uncredited)
  • Joaquín Roa

    as Bandit (uncredited)
  • Raymond de Sarka

    as Guest at the Marquis of X's Concert (uncredited)
  • Paul Éluard

    as Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Writing Luis Buñuel Screenplay
Directing Luis Buñuel Director
Editing Luis Buñuel Editor
Sound Luis Buñuel Original Music Composer
Art Alexandre Trauner Production Design
Writing Salvador Dalí Screenplay
Camera Albert Duverger Director of Photography
Camera Albert Duverger Still Photographer
Art Pierre Schild Set Decoration
Sound Georges van Parys Original Music Composer
Production Le Vicomte de Noailles Producer
Writing Donatien Alphonse François de Sade Novel
Directing Jacques Brunius Assistant Director
Sound Armand Bernard Conductor
Directing Claude Heymann Assistant Director
Art Serge Piménoff Assistant Set Designer
Sound Peter Paul Brauer Sound
Production Jean Gastaldi Unit Manager
Production Marie-Laure de Noailles Producer
Production Marvel Production Manager
Production Jeanne Buñuel Production Assistant