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El Topo

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

El Topo (1970, Mexico) is a Experimental-Western cult film directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky

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Main Details

  • Released in 1970 | Color
  • Running Time: 125 Min.
  • Production Co: Producciones Panicas
  • Distribution Co: Douglas Films (1970) (USA) | Allen & Betty Klein and Company (ABKCO) (1971) (USA) (subtitled) | Caméra One (1975) (France) (theatrical) | Tuschinski Film Distribution (1975) (Netherlands) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky
  • Written by Alejandro Jodorowsky
  • Starring Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky, José Legarreta, Alfonso Arau, José Luis Fernández, Alf Junco, Gerardo Zepeda
  • Produced by Juan López Moctezuma, Moshe Rosemberg, Saúl Rosemberg, Roberto Viskin
  • Original Music by Alejandro Jodorowsky, Nacho Méndez
  • Cinematography by Rafael Corkidi
  • Film Editing by Federico Landeros

Also Known As

  • Kret (Poland)
  • The Gopher
  • The Mole

Taglines

  • See the naked young Franciscans whipped with cactus. See the bandit leader disemboweled. See the priest ride into the sunset with a midget and her newborn baby. What it all means isn't exactly clear, but you won't forget it.
  • The Definitive Cult Spaghetti Western
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