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Watch the 4K restoration trailer for The Holy Mountain

Alejandro Jodorowsky’s surrealist masterpiece is returning to cinemas next month.

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Adam Woodward

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Chilean maverick Alejandro Jodorowsky came to the attention of the moviegoing public in the 1970s with a string of now iconic surrealist capers: Fando y Lis, El Topo and The Holy Mountain.

All three of these seminal works are being released as a Limited Edition Blu-ray set in March 2020 courtesy of the good folk at Arrow Films, with the 4K restorations of The Holy Mountain and Fando y Lis also returning to the big screen (on 24 January and 7 February respectively).

The his masterful and endlessly fascinating third feature, The Holy Mountain, the director himself stars as a mysterious guru known as The Alchemist, who leads a pilgrimage to the eponymous spiritual destination.

To celebrate the re-release of this essential cult oddity, we’re pleased to exclusively reveal the brand new trailer below.

Published 3 Jan 2020

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