The Holy Mountain (Blu-Ray)

$22.99

Scandal of 1973 Cannes Film Festival, Jodorowsky’s flood of sacrilegious imagery and existential symbolism is a spiritual quest for enlightenment, pitting illusion against truth. The Alchemist assembles a people from all walks of life to represent the planets in the solar system, puts them through mystical rites and divest them of their worldly baggage before embarking on a trip to Lotus Island to ascend the Holy Mountain to displace immortal gods who secretly rule the universe.

 

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Scandal of 1973 Cannes Film Festival, Jodorowsky’s flood of sacrilegious imagery and existential symbolism is a spiritual quest for enlightenment, pitting illusion against truth. The Alchemist assembles a people from all walks of life to represent the planets in the solar system, puts them through mystical rites and divest them of their worldly baggage before embarking on a trip to Lotus Island to ascend the Holy Mountain to displace immortal gods who secretly rule the universe. 

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

• Newly translated English, Spanish and French subtitles 

• Audio commentary by Alejandro Jodorowsky 

• Jodorowsky Remembers The Holy Mountain, a new interview filmed in Paris 

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

• Pablo Leder: Jodorowsky’s Right Hand Man, Jodorowsky’s personal assistant remembers acting in El Topo and The Holy Mountain and his time spent with the director 

• The A to Z of The Holy Mountain, a new video essay by writer Ben Cobb 

• Deleted scenes with director’s commentary 

• The Tarot, a short film in which Jodorowsky explains the secrets of the cards 

• Original trailer 

• Image galleries

 

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Weight 7 oz