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Endless Poetry (2016)

Poesía Sin Fin (original title)
Unrated | | Biography, Drama, Fantasy | 14 July 2017 (USA)
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Surrealist filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky tells the story of himself as a young man becoming a poet in Chile, befriending other artists, and freeing himself from the limits of his youth.
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Credited cast:
Adan Jodorowsky ... Alejandro Jodorowsky
Brontis Jodorowsky ... Jaime Jodorowsky
Leandro Taub Leandro Taub ... Enrique Lihn
Pamela Flores Pamela Flores ... Sara / Stella Díaz Varín
Alejandro Jodorowsky ... Self
Jeremias Herskovits Jeremias Herskovits ... Alejandro Jodorowsky as a child
Julia Avendaño Julia Avendaño ... Pequeñita
Bastián Bodenhöfer Bastián Bodenhöfer ... General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo
Carolyn Carlson Carolyn Carlson ... Maria Lefevre, tarot reader
Ali Ahmad Sa'Id Esber Ali Ahmad Sa'Id Esber ... Alejandro / Andrés Racz (as Adonis)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kaori Ito Kaori Ito
Carlos Leay Carlos Leay ... Ángel de la muerte
Hugo Marín Hugo Marín
Felipe Pizarro Sáenz De Urtury Felipe Pizarro Sáenz De Urtury ... Hugo Marín Joven
Felipe Ríos Felipe Ríos ... Nicanor Parra
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Storyline

Through Alejandro Jodorowsky's autobiographical lens, Endless Poetry narrates the years of the Chilean artist's youth during which he liberated himself from all of his former limitations, from his family, and was introduced into the foremost bohemian artistic circle of 1940s Chile where he met Enrique Lihn, Stella Díaz Varín, Nicanor Parra... at the time promising young but unknown artists who would later become the titans of twentieth-century Hispanic literature. He grew inspired by the beauty of existence alongside these beings, exploring life together, authentically and freely. A tribute to Chile's artistic heritage, Endless Poetry is also an ode to the quest for beauty and inner truth, as a universal force capable of changing one's life forever, written by a man who has dedicated his life and career to creating spiritual and artistic awareness across the globe. Written by Le Soleil Films

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Trivia

This is the second of the five memoirs Alejandro Jodorowsky plans to shoot, the first one being The Dance of Reality (2013). See more »

Goofs

Alejandro leaves his parents and moves in with the two girls in the 1940's. You can see a Terracotta Army sculpture in the corner of his room, but the Terracotta Army was only discovered on 29 March 1974. However, both this and The Dance of Reality have anachronisms on purpose. See more »

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Alejandro as a child: [to his father's image] I no longer see the world through your eyes.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, there's a message for everyone who contributed to the Kickstarter campaign. Then, a scene from the movie is re-shown. See more »

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Edited from The Dance of Reality (2013) See more »

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12 January 2020 | by YesWeCan2017See all my reviews

Think Cocteau meets David Lynch with the colourful brilliance designed for the 4K HD TV sets we've been inundated with

Great visuals with hilarious storyline yet still a powerful message

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Chile | UK | France

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Spanish | French | English

Release Date:

14 July 2017 (USA) See more »

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Santiago, Chile See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,591, 16 July 2017

Gross USA:

$153,440

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$559,029
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