The Dance of Reality

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Summary: After a 23-year hiatus, The Dance of Reality marks the triumphant return of Alejandro Jodorowsky, the visionary Chilean filmmaker behind cult classics El Topo and The Holy Mountain. In the radiantly visceral autobiographical film, a young Jodorowsky is confronted by a collection of compelling characters that contributed to his burgeoning surreal consciousness. The legendary filmmaker was born in 1929 in Tocopilla, a coastal town on the edge of the Chilean desert, where the film was shot. Blending his personal history with metaphor, mythology, and poetry, The Dance of Reality reflects Jodorowsky’s philosophy that reality is not objective but rather a “dance” created by our own imaginations.

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Runtime: 130 min
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Production: Caméra One
Genres: Biography, Drama, Fantasy
Countries: France, Chile
Language: Spanish
Home Release Date: Aug 19, 2014
Director Credit
Alejandro Jodorowsky Director
Writer Credit
Alejandro Jodorowsky Screenplay
Cast Credit
Adan Jodorowsky Anarquista
Alejandro Jodorowsky Alejandro As An Adult
Alisarine Ducolomb Jorobada
Andres Cox Don Aquiles
Axel Jodorowsky Theosophist
Basti Carlos Ibáñes
Brontis Jodorowsky Jaime Jodorowsky
Felipe Pizarro Sáenz De Urtury Joven Salvador
Francisco Pizarro Saenz de Urtury Joven Salvador
Jeremias Herskovits Alejandro As A Child
Pamela Flores Sara
Producer Credit
Alejandro Jodorowsky Producer
Michel Seydoux Producer
Mois Producer
Xavier Guerrero Yamamoto Executive Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by:

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