“Su nuevo filme ‘Poesía sin fin’ aborda esos años de descubrimientos de sus ansias creativas, retomando la autobiografía comenzada en ‘La danza de la realidad’.”
Alejandro Jodorowsky’s life shows him to be an accomplished and versatile artist in a variety of disciplines: lm director, but also actor, dramaturge, poet, essayist, author of comic strips and mime as well.
Fascinated with esotericism, he practices psychomagic and reads the tarot, and uses these skills in his Art. We need only recall his presence at Cannes in 1989, when he presented his lm SANTA SANGRE in the Un Certain Regard section. A screening as invigorating as it was chilling. A psychedelic and nightmarish lm suffused with references to Mexican folklore, in which the circus world and psychiatry are intricately linked. These powerful themes are all very present in the cultures of South America. […]
Tribute to Alejandro Jodorowsky in the Festival de Gérardmer 2016.