Alejandro Jodorowsky


Alejandro Jodorowsky Prullansky (February 17, 1929) is a Chilean-French filmmaker and artist. Since 1948, Jodorowsky has worked as a novelist, screenwriter, a poet, a playwright, an essayist, a film and theater director and producer, an actor, a film editor, a comics writer, a musician and composer, a philosopher, a puppeteer, a mime, a psychologist and psychoanalyst, a draughtsman, a painter, a sculptor, and a spiritual guru. Best known for his avant-garde films, he has been “venerated by cult cinema enthusiasts” for his work which “is filled with violently surreal images and a hybrid blend of mysticism and religious provocation.”

Each review will be linked to to title below.

(*seen originally in theaters)

(**seen rereleased in theaters)

  • La cravate (1957) – short, co-director
  • Fando y Lis (1968)
  • El Topo (1970)
  • The Holy Mountain (1973)
  • Tusk (1980)
  • Santa Sangre (1983)
  • The Rainbow Thief (1990)
  • The Dance of Reality (2013)
  • Endless Poetry (2016)
  • Psychomagic, an art to heal (2019) – documentary