Alejandro Jodorowsky


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Alejandro Jodorowsky was born in Tocopilla, Chile on February 17, 1929. In 1939 he moved to Santiago where he attended university, was a circus clown and a puppeteer. In 1953 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 ... See full bio »

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(1973)
El Topo Writer
(1970)
(2013)
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(1989)

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  The Incal (based on the graphic novel by) / (graphic novel) (pre-production)
 2019 Psychomagic, A Healing Art (Documentary)
 2017 La journée (Documentary short) (comic book "Bouncer")
 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 The Dance of Reality (screenplay)
 2003 Kaena: The Prophecy (additional screenplay material)
 1989 Santa Sangre (original story by) / (screenplay by)
 1980 Tusk (as Alexandro Jodorowsky)
 1973 The Holy Mountain (writer - as Alexandro Jodorowsky)
 1970 El Topo (written by - as Alexandro Jodorowsky)
 1968 Fando and Lis (dialogue - as Alexandro Jodorowsky) / (screenplay - as Alexandro Jodorowsky)
 1965 He! Viva Dada (Documentary short) (writer)
 1957 La cravate (Short) (as Alexandre Jodorowsky)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel 'Donde mejor canta un pájaro'. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Alexandre Jodorowsky | Alexandro Jodorowsky

Spouse:

Valerie Jodorowsky  (divorced)  (3 children) | See more »

Children:

Brontis Jodorowsky
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Personal Quote:

Birds born in a cage think flying is an illness. See more »

Trivia:

Spiritual mentor to Nicolas Winding Refn. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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