ASCENT TO HEAVEN is a life affirming comedy/drama that centres on Oliverio, a young newly wed enjoying his honeymoon. The peace and solitude is soon shattered when Oliverio brothers arrive and insist on taking him home to see their ailing mother. Once back, Oliverio learns of his motherÂ’s concerns; realising that she has little time left and that her other sons are not to be trusted, Oliverio is charged with finding a solicitor to legitimise his motherÂ’s will. Easy? Not quite, as Oliverio soon fins out when he is forced to take an unforgettable journey on a beaten-up bus, across rivers, mountains and forests.
This lost classic from Luis Bunuel (LE CHIEN ANDALOU, BELLE DE JOUR) shows the director a t his most playful.
Trailers, Photo Gallery, Director Biography, Bunuel Essay, Chapter Selection
Release Date: 23 October 2006
Certificate: 15 - Suitable for Persons Aged 15 or Over
Aspect Ratio: 1.33 Full Screen
Sound: Dolby Digital Mono
Running Time: 75 minutes
Production Year: 1951
Main Language: Spanish