Abkco Films‘ “Alejandro Jodorowsky: 4K Restoration Collection” is a magnificent, grotesque sandwich. For the bread: “Fando y Lis
” and “Psychomagic, A Healing Art.” For the fillings: “The Holy Mountain
” and “El Topo
.” Of this quartet, the latter pair of films is the most immediately recognizable, but the former pair of films is arguably more essential for understanding the Chilean master as both an artist and a human being, insomuch as Jodorowsky can be meaningfully “understood” the way that we understand the cinema of other celebrated auteurs.
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