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Alejandro Jodorowsky


Alejandro Jodorowsky was born in Iquique, Chile on February 7, 1929. In 1942 he moved to Santiago where he attended university, was a circus clown and a puppeteer. In 1955 he went to Paris and studied mime with Marcel Marceau. He worked with Maurice Chevalier there and made a short film, La cravate (1957). He also befriended the surrealists Roland... See full bio »

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Known For

The Holy Mountain
(1973)
El Topo
El Topo Writer
(1970)
Poesía Sin Fin
(2016)

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 2017 La Journée (Documentary short) (comic book "Bouncer") (completed)
 2012-2014 Metal Hurlant Chronicles (TV Series) (comic book - 2 episodes)
- Loyal Khondor (2014) ... (comic book)
- Master of Destiny (2012) ... (comic book)
 2013 The Voice Thief (Short) (story)
 2013 La Danza de la Realidad (screenplay)
 2003 Kaena: The Prophecy (additional screenplay material)
 1989 Santa sangre (screenplay) / (story)
 1980 Tusk (as Alexandro Jodorowsky)
 1973 The Holy Mountain (as Alexandro Jodorowsky)
 1970 El Topo (written by - as Alexandro Jodorowsky)
 1968 Fando and Lis (dialogue - as Alexandro Jodorowsky) / (screenplay - as Alexandro Jodorowsky)
 1957 La cravate (Short) (as Alexandre Jodorowsky)
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Other Works:

Jodorowsky has done a series of graphic novels in collaboration with the celebrated French comic artist Moebius. The novels are called "The Adventures of John Difool" and depict the adventures of a small- time private detective, who gets unwillingly involved in a battle of cosmic dimensions. The story, written by Jodorowsky, is... See more »

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4 Biographical Movies | 8 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Alexandre Jodorowsky | Alexandro Jodorowsky
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Personal Quote:

[on his films] Most directors make films with their eyes. I make films with my balls. See more »


Trademark:

Avan-garde, surrealist films that later develop a cult following

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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