It’s easy to think of silent films as somehow innocuous. It is the comedies which have held our attention, while many of the darker works are out of circulation. One exception is the strange and disturbing collaboration between Luis Bunuel and Salvador Dali, which has been horrifying and confusing audiences for almost a century.
Here are some highlights, set to a song inspired by the film. Be warned. This is disturbing stuff, and not for the young or squeamish.