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The Alejandro Jodorowsky Triptych - Back in cinemas from Jan 10, 2020

17th December 2019
By Louise Buckler

 

Arrow Video is proud to present three cinematic masterpieces from legendary Chilean director Alejandro Jodorowsky – EL TOPO, THE HOLY MOUNTAIN and FANDO Y LIS. Newly restored in 4K from the original negatives and back on the big screen for a limited time. 

 

 

 

“His example is a blazing beacon to anyone aspiring to work in the medium of cinema” Alan Moore (Writer, Watchmen)

 

The ultimate arthouse auteur, the celebrated director, beloved by the likes of John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Dennis Hopper and David Lynch, has been an influence on everything from Alien, The Exorcist, the imagery of Marilyn Manson, and even the songs of Noel Gallagher, Marina Abramovic’ and Kanye West. A unique, extraordinary figure in the cinematic landscape, this is a rare chance for audiences to see three of his films in all their breathtaking, visionary glory.

Jodorowsky, with his talented troupe of actors, including his son Brontis Jodorowsky (star of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald), and top-flight crew, including Gonzalo Gavira (the sound technician who won an Oscar for The Exorcist) and Marcelino Pachecho (who went on to do special effects for Apocalypto), set the benchmark for extraordinary, ground-breaking and boundary-pushing cinema.

Experience these surrealist classics on the big screen at the following cinemas:

 

EL TOPO

 

From January 10th 

From January 17th 

From January 24th 

From January 31st 

  • Mockingbird, Birmingham

From February 7th

  • Electric Cinema , Birmingham

 

THE HOLY MOUNTAIN

 

From January 24th 

From January 31st 

  • Mockingbird, Birmingham

From February 7th

From February 21st 

 

FANDO Y LIS

From February 7th 

From February 15th

   

EL TOPO is released 10 Jan; THE HOLY MOUNTAIN is released 24 Jan; and FANDO Y LIS is released 7 Feb in selected cinemas by ARROW VIDEO.  All three titles will also be released as a Limited Edition Blu-ray set in March 2020.

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