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•Fando y Lis - •El Topo - •The Holy Mountain
We've been waiting for this DVD set longer than anything, EVER. These films have been unavailable for almost thirty years! (In fact, one of the films included as a bonus, La Cravate, which had been thought lost, has been out of circulation for almost fifty years!) They were never even officially released on VHS, let alone DVD (although bootlegs of varying quality have been circulating for decades). If any films can be considered to be the heirs of Buñuel and Dalí's early surrealist masterpieces, Un Chien Andalou and L'Age D'Or, these Jodorowsky films are it. While these films' narratives are somewhat programmatic, they contain a stunningly anarchic sensibility and a sensual yet disturbing visual flair. Jodorowsky's films are are like none other in the history of the cinema. Each demonstrates Jodorowsky's supreme cognitive dissonance, as he constantly shifts between embracing and rejecting his subjects, alternating in his regard between devotion and disgust, condemnation and celebration, nausea and awe. These DVDs are taken from the excellent new master prints which are far better than anything we've ever seen. Watching Holy Mountain in particular is a whole new experience. And the bonus material! Not only are the isolated soundtracks to both El Topo and The Holy Mountain herein released for the first time not only on CD, but (we believe) ever! And then there's La Constellation, a 90-minute documentary, and the aforementioned La Cravate. PLUS, there's feature commentary by and an on-camera interview with Jodorowsky, as well as original theatrical trailers, photo gallery, script exerpts and more. Six discs in all, and for the same price you would pay for purchasing just the El Topo and Holy Mountain DVDs alone. Wotta deal!