The ambassador of the Latin American republic of Miranda, M. Thevenot, his wife Simone and her sister Florence arrive for a dinner party at the house of Alice Sénéchal and her husband Henri, to learn that they were mistaken about the date. In Luis Buñuel's surreal fantasy, the six bourgeois friends repeatedly gather for a dinner that never quite arrives.
Best Foreign Language Film – Academy Awards 1973
Best Screenplay, Best Actress – BAFTA Awards 1974
Fernando Rey, Delphine Seyrig, Stéphane Audran