Jodorowsky’s legendary, notorious cult hit El Topo incorporates influences from tarot to the Bible to surrealism into a mind-blowing western. Jodorowsky casts himself as the leather-clad gunman, El Topo (‘the mole’), who wanders through a desert strewn with mystical symbols on an unnamed quest, leaving blood and carnage in his wake.
A favourite of John Lennon, El Topo tops even the most outrageous aesthetic experiments of its radical era and remains unmatched in its provocations and strange beauty. Long unavailable, El Topo is presented here in a gorgeous 4K restoration.
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