The Holy Mountain(Movie, 1973)

Original title: "La montaña sagrada" (Spanish/ES)
1h 54min | Genre: Drama
The Holy MountainRating: 4.0/5 (with 155 votes)
The Holy Mountain (Spanish: La montaña sagrada) is a 1973 Mexican surreal-fantasy film directed, written, produced, co-scored, co-edited by and starring Alejandro Jodorowsky, who also participated as a set designer and costume designer on the film. The film was produced by The Beatles manager Allen Klein of ABKCO Music and Records, after Jodorowsky scored an underground phenomenon with El Topo and the acclaim of both John Lennon and George Harrison (Lennon and Yoko Ono put up production money). It was shown at various international film festivals in 1973, including Cannes, and limited screenings in New York and San Francisco. ()
Movie poster of The Holy Mountain

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Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store 3.99 USD
Duration: 1h 53min
Updated: 05/15/2019
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store 12.99 USD
Duration: 1h 53min
Updated: 05/15/2019
Also available at on: DVD

About The Holy Mountain

A Mexican master leads a Christ figure and other disciples to a mountain of immortal wise men. The scandal of the 1973 Cannes Film Festival, writer/director Alejandro Jodorowsky's flood of sacrilegious imagery and existential symbolism in The Holy Mountain is a spiritual quest for enlightenment pitting illusion against truth. The Alchemist (Jodorowsky) assembles together a group of people from all walks of life to represent the planets in the solar system. The occult adept's intention is to put his recruits through strange mystical rites and divest them of their worldly baggage before embarking on a trip to Lotus Island. There they ascend the Holy Mountain to displace the immortal gods who secretly rule the universe.

Trailer for The Holy Mountain + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

The Holy Mountain (Official Trailer)- Alejandro Jodorowsky(Trailer, 2:37)

Additional Information

Production countries: Mexico, United States of America (USA)
Shot in: Mexico
Original language: Spanish (ES)
Spoken languages: German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES)
Translated into 15 languages: German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Turkish (TR), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 05/01/1973
Producer: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Allen Klein
Screenwriter: Alejandro Jodorowsky
Director of Photography: Rafael Corkidi
Composer: Don Cherry
Costume designer: Alejandro Jodorowsky
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"A Montanha Sagrada"
"La Montagna Sacra"
"홀리 마운틴"
"The Sacred Mountain"

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