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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
ANYWAY....why I mentioned El Topo was because it raised the bar for what I could expect from The Holy Mountain, which promised to be even more of a mind-bending surrealist work than El Topo.

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