Alejandro Jodorowsky

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Jodorowsky in Paris, July 2008

Alejandro Jodorowsky Prullansky (Spanish: [aleˈxandɾo xoðoˈɾofski]; 17 February 1929 – 15 September 2022)[1][2][3] is a Chilean[4][5] movie and theatre director, screenwriter, playwright, actor, author, poet, producer, composer, musician, comic book writer. He also gives spiritual advice. He was known for his movies El Topo (1970), The Holy Mountain (1973), Tusk (1980), the horror Santa Sangre (1989) and the failed blockbuster The Rainbow Thief (1990).

He is best known for his avant-garde movies. He is popular among cult cinema fans for his work. His movies are "filled with violently surreal images" and a mix of "mysticism and religious provocation".[6]

He was born in Tocopilla, Chile.

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  1. Ramos, Daniel (2009). El libro de la sabiduria – Daniel Ramos – Google Libros. Luciérnaga. ISBN 978-84-89957-97-8. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  2. "¡Feliz cumpleaños!". 16 February 2011. Archived from the original on 2011-02-21. Retrieved 11 December 2011.
  3. "Alejandro Jodorowsky: ¡Gracias infinitas mis queridos amigos!". 18 February 2011. Archived from the original on 2011-02-19. Retrieved 11 December 2011.
  4. Mora, Miguel (27 January 2012). "Jodorwsky vs. Adanowsky". El País.
  5. "Entrevista a Alejandro Jodorowsky". YouTube. 4 November 2013.
  6. Church, David. "Alejandro Jodorowsky". Senses of Cinema. Archived from the original on 2010-01-29. Retrieved 2016-02-03.