Un Chien Andalou/Fun Facts
From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
- A cow's eye was used for the famous eye-slitting scene.
- Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí based the film on ideas from their dreams. It is deliberately surreal, bizarre and nonlinear. Do not attempt to actually comprehend the plot.
- New York Magazine's review of John Waters' Pink Flamingos called it, "Beyond pornography...the nearest American film to Bunuel's 'Andalusian Dog'."
- The Pixies' song "Debaser" includes the line "Slicing up eyeballs I want you to know" and the repeated line "I am un chien Andalusia!"