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L'Age d'Or

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L'Age d'Or (L'Âge d'Or), commonly translated as The Golden Age or Age of Gold, is a 1930 French surrealist satirical comedy film directed by Luis Buñuel about the insanities of modern life, the hypocrisy of the sexual mores of bourgeois society and the value system of the Roman Catholic Church. [1]

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Balthasar Klossowski de Rola (February 29, 1908 – February 18, 2001), known as Balthus, was a Polish-French modern artist.

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The bourgeoisie is a polysemous French term that can mean.

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British Film Institute

The British Film Institute (BFI) is a film and charitable organisation which promotes and preserves filmmaking and television in the United Kingdom.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Charles de Noailles

Charles de Noailles (26 September 1891 in Paris – 28 April 1981 in Grasse), Arthur Anne Marie Charles, Vicomte de Noailles was a French nobleman and patron of the arts.

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Christian cross

The Christian cross, seen as a representation of the instrument of the crucifixion of Jesus, is the best-known symbol of Christianity.

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Fellatio (also known as fellation, and in slang as blowjob, BJ, giving head, or sucking off) is an oral sex act involving the use of the mouth or throat, which is usually performed by a person on the penis of another person.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Francis Poulenc

Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc (7 January 189930 January 1963) was a French composer and pianist.

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Freemasonry or Masonry consists of fraternal organisations that trace their origins to the local fraternities of stonemasons, which from the end of the fourteenth century regulated the qualifications of stonemasons and their interaction with authorities and clients.

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French franc

The franc (sign: F or Fr), also commonly distinguished as the (FF), was a currency of France.

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French kiss

In English informal speech, a French kiss, also known as a deep kiss, is an amorous kiss in which the participants' tongues extend to touch each other's lips or tongue.

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French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.

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French nobility

The French nobility (la noblesse) was a privileged social class in France during the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period to the revolution in 1790.

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Gaston Modot

Gaston Modot (31 December 188720 February 1970) was a French actor.

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Georges Van Parys

Georges Van Parys (7 June 1902 in Paris – 28 January 1971 in Paris) was a French composer of film music and operettas.

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Jean Chiappe

Jean Baptiste Pascal Eugène Chiappe (Ajaccio, 3 May 1878 – 27 November 1940) was a high-ranking French civil servant.

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Jean Cocteau

Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau (5 July 1889 – 11 October 1963) was a French poet, writer, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker.

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Jean Hugo

Jean Hugo (19 November 1894 – 21 June 1984) was a painter, illustrator, theatre designer and author.

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Jean-Michel Frank

Jean-Michel Frank (28 February 1895 – 3 August 1941) was a French interior designer known for minimalist interiors decorated with plain-lined but sumptuous furniture made of luxury materials, such as shagreen, mica, and intricate straw marquetry.

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Jesus, also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus Christ, was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader.

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Joan Miró

Joan Miró i Ferrà (20 April 1893 – 25 December 1983) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona.

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Josep Llorens i Artigas

Josep Llorens i Artigas (16 June 1892 – 11 December 1980) was a Spanish ceramic artist known for his collaboration with Joan Miró.

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Judaism (originally from Hebrew, Yehudah, "Judah"; via Latin and Greek) is the religion of the Jewish people.

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Libido, colloquially known as sex drive, is a person's overall sexual drive or desire for sexual activity.

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" " (German for "love death") is the title of the final, dramatic music from the 1859 opera by Richard Wagner.

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Ligue des Patriotes

The League of Patriots (Ligue des Patriotes) was a French far right league, founded in 1882 by the nationalist poet Paul Déroulède, historian Henri Martin, and Félix Faure.

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Luis Buñuel

Luis Buñuel Portolés (22 February 1900 – 29 July 1983) was a Spanish filmmaker who worked in Spain, Mexico and France.

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Lya Lys

Lya Lys (18 May 1908 – 2 June 1986) was a German-born actress.

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Man Ray

Man Ray (born Emmanuel Radnitzky; August 27, 1890 – November 18, 1976) was an American visual artist who spent most of his career in France.

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Marie-Laure de Noailles

Marie-Laure de Noailles, Vicomtesse de Noailles (31 October 1902 – 29 January 1970) was a French artist, regarded one of the 20th century's most daring and influential patrons of the arts, noted for her associations with Salvador Dalí, Balthus, Jean Cocteau, Ned Rorem, Man Ray, Luis Buñuel, Francis Poulenc, Wolfgang Paalen, Jean Hugo, Jean-Michel Frank and others as well as her tempestuous life and eccentric personality.

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Marquis de Sade

Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade (2 June 1740 – 2 December 1814), was a French nobleman, revolutionary politician, philosopher, and writer, famous for his libertine sexuality.

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Max Ernst

Max Ernst (2 April 1891 – 1 April 1976) was a German painter, sculptor, graphic artist, and poet.

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Miss Europe (1930 film)

Prix de Beauté (Beauty Prize, UK title: Miss Europe) is a 1930 film directed by Augusto Genina.

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Mores (sometimes; from Latin mōrēs,, plural form of singular mōs, meaning "manner", "custom", "usage", "habit") was introduced from English into American English by William Graham Sumner (1840–1910), an early U.S. sociologist, to refer to social norms that are widely observed and are considered to have greater moral significance than others.

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Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is an art museum located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, on 53rd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.

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Patronage is the support, encouragement, privilege, or financial aid that an organization or individual bestows to another.

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Philip French

Philip Neville French OBE (28 August 1933 – 27 October 2015) was an English film critic and former radio producer.

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A reactionary is a person who holds political views that favor a return to the status quo ante, the previous political state of society, which they believe possessed characteristics (discipline, respect for authority, etc.) that are negatively absent from the contemporary status quo of a society.

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Repression (psychology)

Repression is the psychological attempt to direct one's own desires and impulses toward pleasurable instincts by excluding them from one's consciousness and holding or subduing them in the unconscious.

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In political science, a revolution (Latin: revolutio, "a turn around") is a fundamental and relatively sudden change in political power and political organization which occurs when the population revolt against the government, typically due to perceived oppression (political, social, economic).

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Right-wing politics

Right-wing politics hold that certain social orders and hierarchies are inevitable, natural, normal or desirable, typically supporting this position on the basis of natural law, economics or tradition.

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Rotten Tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.

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Roxie Theater

The Roxie Theater, also known as the Roxie Cinema or just The Roxie, is a movie theater at 3117 16th Street in the Mission District of San Francisco built in 1909.

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Salvador Dalí

Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 1st Marquess of Dalí de Púbol (11 May 190423 January 1989), known professionally as Salvador Dalí, was a prominent Spanish surrealist born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain.

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Scorpions are predatory arachnids of the order Scorpiones.

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Sight & Sound

Sight & Sound is a British monthly film magazine published by the British Film Institute (BFI).

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine is an American online publication that features reviews of movies, music, TV, DVDs, theater, and video games, as well as interviews with actors, directors, and musicians.

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Sound design

Sound design is the art and practice of creating sound tracks for a variety of needs.

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Sound film

A sound film is a motion picture with synchronized sound, or sound technologically coupled to image, as opposed to a silent film.

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Surrealism is a cultural movement that began in the early 1920s, and is best known for its visual artworks and writings.

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Surrealist cinema

Surrealist cinema is a modernist approach to film theory, criticism, and production with origins in Paris in the 1920s.

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The 120 Days of Sodom

The 120 Days of Sodom, or the School of Libertinage (Les 120 Journées de Sodome ou l'école du libertinage) is a novel by the French writer and nobleman Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade.

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Un Chien Andalou

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Under the Roofs of Paris

Under the Roofs of Paris (Sous les toits de Paris) is a 1930 French film directed by René Clair.

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Valentine Penrose

Valentine Penrose (Boué; 1 January 1898 – 7 August 1978), was a French surrealist poet, author and collagist.

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Value (ethics)

In ethics, value denotes the degree of importance of some thing or action, with the aim of determining what actions are best to do or what way is best to live (normative ethics), or to describe the significance of different actions.

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A viscount (for male) or viscountess (for female) is a title used in certain European countries for a noble of varying status.

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Yves Tanguy

Raymond Georges Yves Tanguy (January 5, 1900 – January 15, 1955), known as Yves Tanguy, was a French surrealist painter.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L'Age_d'Or

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