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MEXICO | 125 minutes | 1970

Jodorowsky’s legendary “acid Western” caused a sensation as a 1970s midnight movie.
An outlaw in black travels with his son through the desert, where he must defeat four gun masters... And so begins an epic metaphysical quest. Known for the power and quirkiness of its imagery, strongly influenced by Christian symbolism and Eastern philosophy, El Topo established its director once and for all as the grand master of cinematic Surrealism.

Programs

Friday October 13, 2017

18:00
Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal

Alejandro Jodorowsky

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distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Alejandro Jodorowsky
  • Interpreter Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky, José Legarreta

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  • Les Films Criterion Canada

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