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The Holy Mountain

Cast

Alejandro Jodorowsky, Horacio Salinas, Zamira Saunders, Juan Ferrara View All


Crew

Alejandro Jodorowsky (Director), Alejandro Jodorowsky (Screenplay) View All

Released: May 1st, 1973
Runtime: 1 hour, 54 minutes
A Mexican master leads a Christ figure and other disciples to a mountain of immortal wise men. The scandal of the 1973 Cannes Film Festival, writer/director Alejandro Jodorowsky's flood of sacrilegious imagery and existential symbolism in The Holy Mountain is a spiritual quest for enlightenment pitting illusion against truth. The Alchemist (Jodorowsky) assembles together a group of people from all walks of life to represent the planets in the...
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Iroquois
On one viewing, all you can do is try and keep your eyes on screen and try to take in as much of the film as possible. Even if you don't fully understand what's going on, take in the experience.

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