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Alejandro Jodorowsky

Alejandro JodorowskyAKA Alejandro Jodorowsky Prullansky

Born: 7-Feb-1929
Birthplace: Iquique, Chile

Gender: Male
Religion: Pagan
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film Director, Artist, Actor

Nationality: Chile
Executive summary: El Topo

Transgressive filmmaker. John Lennon and Yoko Ono financed his hyper-profane 1973 film The Holy Mountain. Attempted to adapt Frank Herbert's Dune to film with the art direction of H. R. Giger and featuring Salvador Dali as the Emperor. Has produced occultist comic books based on his tarot research with comic book artist Jean Giraud. Studied as a mime with Marcel Marceau.

"Comics are novels. Tarot is poetry."

Wife: Valerie Jodorowsky
Son: Axel Jodorowsky (actor)
Son: Brontis Jodorowsky (actor)
Son: Adan Jodorowsky (actor)
Daughter: (one)

    University: University of Santiago (1942, dropped out)

    Ukrainian Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry
    Naturalized French Citizen
    Risk Factors: Marijuana, LSD

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    The Rainbow Thief (1990)
    Santa Sangre (May-1989)
    Tusk (Mar-1980)
    The Holy Mountain (May-1973)
    El Topo (18-Dec-1970)
    Fando and Lis (1968)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Jodorowsky's Dune (18-May-2013) · Himself
    Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (13-May-2005) · Himself
    The Holy Mountain (May-1973)
    El Topo (18-Dec-1970)



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