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El Topo

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(No longer in theaters)
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  • Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky   Cast: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky, José Legarreta, Alfonso Arau, José Luis Fernández
  • Running Time: 125 minutes
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Juan López Moctezuma, Moshe Rosemberg, Roberto Viskin


Tartan Films

Release Date

Dec 18, 1970

Release Notes



Don’t expect culty camp. Instead, this beautiful, expertly made film is deep stuff: a dreamlike meditation on violence, redemption, and fate.

El icono: The Film Society of Lincoln Center’s screening of Jodorowsky’s zonkedout, allegorical 1970 Westernóthe original midnight-movie classicówill be followed by a conversation with the man himself, as well as FSLC program director Richard Peña.