Not Rated | | Short, Comedy, Drama
Simon, a deeply religious man living in the 4th century, wants to be nearer to God so he climbs a column. The Devil wants him to come down to Earth and is trying to seduce him.
This is the final film of Luis Buñuel's Mexican period. He made twenty films from Mexico in total.
Remember that cleanliness is body and clothing, innocent enough in ordinary men, is a sin in those who dedicate their lives to God.
When the coffin is floating through the desert toward Simon's pillar, the wire pulling the coffin can be seen several times.
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