A Scene from 1972 film The Discreet Charm Of The Bourgeoisie

The Discreet Charm Of The Bourgeoisie Getting 4K Restoration


Luis Buñuel’s multi award winning surrealist satire, The Discreet Charm Of The Bourgeoisie is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary this year. To celebrate that momentous landmark birthday Studiocanal will giving the film a new 4K UHD release.

This virtually plotless tale of six middle-class guests and their interrupted attempts to have a meal together stars Fernando Rey (Tristana, The French Connection), Paul Frankeur (The Phantom Of Liberty), Delphine Seyrig (Last Year At Marienbad, The Day Of The Jackal), Bulle Ogier (L’Amour Fou), Stéphane Audran (Coup De Torchon, Babette’s Feast) and Jean-Pierre Cassel (Murder On The Orient Express) and was the recipient of the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar as well as two BAFTA awards on its release in 1972.

Following a pristine 4K restoration, The Discreet Charm Of The Bourgeoisie  will be available to own on 4K UHD for the very first time, as well as on Blu-Ray, DVD and Digital from June . Coming complete with brand-new bonus material, a brilliant addition to the ever-expanding Vintage World Cinema collection.

Studiocanal have released a new Trailer for the upcoming re-release…

Buñuel’s humorous satire depicts a group of friends – the Thévenots, the Sénéchals, Madame Thévenot’s younger sister Florence and Latin American ambassador Don Rafael Acosta – make repeated attempts to dine together, but are constantly frustrated by bizarre interruptions, including a series of dreams.

Extras Material
New Analysis of 3 scenes of the film with critic Charles Tesson
New Critical Analysis of Charles Tesson
Critical Analysis of Professor Peter W. Evans
Interview with writer Jean-Claude Carrière
New Trailer (2022 Version)
Original Trailer

The new 4k restoration of The Discreet Charm Of The Bourgeoisie will screen in selected cinemas from June, please check cinema listings for details. The 4K UHD release, as well as on Blu-Ray, DVD and Digital will be available from  20th June.