Alejandro Jodorowsky

Alejandro Jodorowsky

Chile

I accept that I will die, but if I die, I will have spent my last years doing the pictures I want to do. I will be free.    

Biography

Born to Jewish Ukrainian parents in Chile, he was involved in theater and became a mime, joining the Marcel Marceau mime troupe and creating his own avant-garde company in Mexico City. His 1979 film EL TOPO became the first midnight cult movie of the psychedelic generation. He is also the scenarist of many original comic strips and a prolific author of novels, essays and poems. Mystic, he devised the system of psychomagic and he is an unchallenged specialist of Tarot of Marseille.

Films Selection