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The Holy Mountain(Movie, 1973)

Original title: "La montaña sagrada" (Spanish/ES)
1h 54min | Genres: Drama
The Holy MountainRating: 4.0/5 (with 102 votes)
The Holy Mountain (Spanish: La montaña sagrada), reissued as The Sacred Mountain, is a 1973 Mexican surrealist 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 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. [Wikipedia]
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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)

Additional Information

Production countries: Mexico, United States of America (USA)
Shot in: Mexico
Made by: Producciones Zohar
Original language: Spanish (ES)
Spoken languages: English (EN), German (DE), Spanish (ES)
Translations: Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH), Dutch (NL), English (EN), French (FR), German (DE), Greek (EL), Hebrew (HE), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Spanish (ES), Turkish (TR)
Status: Released
Release date: 05/01/1973
Cast: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Angye Melissa Noboa Leones, Richard Rutowski, David Silva, Juan Ferrara, Blanca Sánchez
Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky
Producer: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Allen Klein
Screenwriter: Alejandro Jodorowsky
Film Editor: 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"
"聖山"
"The Holy Mountain"
"The Sacred Mountain"

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