The Holy Mountain

The Holy Mountain
  • 1973
  • Mexico / US
  • 1h 54min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Alejandro Jodorowsky
  • Written by: Alejandro Jodorowsky
  • Cast: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Horacio Salinas, Zamira Saunders

Apparently one of John Lennon's favourite films, in The Holy Mountain, a naked, Christ-like man wanders through life encountering weird and wonderful creatures before arriving at his holy destination.

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Alejandro Jodorowsky is the ultimate arthouse auteur, the celebrated director, beloved by the likes of John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Dennis Hopper and David Lynch, has been an influence on everything from Alien, The Exorcist, the imagery of Marilyn Manson, and even the songs of Noel Gallagher, Marina Abramović and Kanye West. In a corrupt, greed-fueled world, a powerful alchemist leads a Christ-like character and seven materialistic figures to the Holy Mountain, where they hope to achieve enlightenment. This is an 18+ event (Photo ID required) .

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