FILMAlejandro Jodorowsky, 1970, 125’
“It’s midnight mass at the Elgin. Cocteau’s Blood of a Poet has just ended, and the wait for El Topo is a brief grope for comfort before sinking back into fantastic stillness. The audience is young.
FILMAlejandro Jodorowsky, 1973, 114’
In a corrupt, greed-fueled world, a powerful alchemist leads a messianic character and seven materialistic figures to the Holy Mountain, where they hope to achieve enlightenment.
“You are excrement. You can turn yourself into gold.”
FILMAlejandro Jodorowsky, 1989, 123’
A former circus artist escapes from a mental hospital to rejoin his now-armless mother - the leader of a strange religious cult - and is forced to enact brutal murders in her name as he becomes “her arms”.