El Topo (Blu-Ray)

$22.99

It was the landmark cult film that began the Midnight Movie phenomena of the counterculture crazy 1970s. Classic Americana and avant-garde European cinema sensibilities meet Zen Buddhism and the Bible as master gunfighter and cosmic mystic El Topo (played by writer/director Alejandro Jodorowsky) must defeat his four sharp-shooting rivals on an ever-increasingly bizarre path to allegorical self-enlightenment and surreal resurrection. Stunning 4K restoration with new extras.

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It was the landmark cult film that began the Midnight Movie phenomena of the counterculture crazy 1970s. Classic Americana and avant-garde European cinema sensibilities meet Zen Buddhism and the Bible as master gunfighter and cosmic mystic El Topo (played by writer/director Alejandro Jodorowsky) must defeat his four sharp-shooting rivals on an ever-increasingly bizarre path to allegorical self-enlightenment and surreal resurrection. Stunning 4K restoration with new extras. 

• New 4K restoration from the original 35mm camera negative approved by Alejandro Jodorowsky 

• Original Spanish Original English Dub 

• Newly translated English, Spanish and French subtitles for Feature and Director’s commentary track 

• Audio commentary by Alejandro Jodorowsky 

• Jodorowsky Remembers El Topo, new interview filmed in Paris 

• Newly filmed introduction with Richard Peña, Professor of Film Studies at Columbia University 

• A Conversation with The Son of El Topo, a newly filmed, extensive interview with Brontis Jodorowsky who stars in El Topo 

• The Father of Midnight Movies, an archival interview with Jodorowsky filmed in 2007 

• Original trailer 

• Image galleries

 

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Weight 7 oz