THE DANCE OF REALITY

Director Alejandro Jodorowsky
Year 2014
Starring Brontis Jodorowsky, Pamela Flores, Jeremias Herskovits
Rating R
Run Time 130min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

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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.

"The Dance of Reality is the work of a highly disciplined anarchist, whose principal weapon against authority is his own imagination." - A.O. Scott, The New York Times

"A full-bodied and mischievous autobiography in the spirit of Federico Fellini’s Amarcord, Alejandro Jodorowsky’s return to film making after 28 years of financial frustration explodes with great ideas." - Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out New York

"The closest Jodorowsky has come to being truly poetic."- Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, The A.V. Club

 

 

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