Bonkers, out-of-so-many-worlds cinema. The Holy Mountain (Spanish: La montaña sagrada) is a 1973 Mexican surreal-fantasy film directed, written, produced, co-scored, co-edited by and starring Alejandro Jodorowsky, who also participated as a set designer and costume designer on the film. - whose obfuscation and weirdness are too ostensible and too strenuously hieroglyphic to register as anything other than purely perfunctory.…, 99“Your sacrifice completes my Sanctuary of a Thousand Testicles.”, “With this electronic rod, he will rub its mechanical vagina.”.
|, February 2, 2007 Rated on 16 Aug 2020. |, April 21, 2007 If The Holy Mountain is still as dense and impenetrable after a second viewing, it is at least more comprehensible in simple structural terms. They won't be able to see your review if you only submit your rating. Step Three: GET WEIRD! After a confrontation with the alchemist, the thief defecates into a container.
Well that was... unique. Favorites: The Holy Mountain (1973), Synecdoche, New York (2008), The Lion King (1994), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004). Few pretty pretentious spots here and there, but does that matter?
Just below that it reads "Ticket Confirmation#:" followed by a 10-digit number. 1:32. * *Nobody cares if you don't think…, Jack Moulton 1,347 films 5,925 3738 Edit, It's simple: Post your #1 ever (no runners-up or ties please) in the comments and I'll add…, Just a list of some pretty cool movie posters on the LB database. Don’t worry, it won’t take long. It was discussed in episode 23 of Sardonicast. 2:55. Report this film. This is an extraordinary visual concoction, loaded with stunning primary colors, anti-religious caricatures drawn from Diego Rivera and a succession of dreamlike, grotesque vistas worthy of Dal at his most deranged. And every now and then I would pick on a little detail that adds so much.  It was also shown at Filmex on March 30, 1974, which was described as the "American premiere. It's a film that fails in every single dimension. -Adam Johnston, YourMovieSucksDOTorg Sing to Jesus (featured) Simple Sharing Page. Directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky. I think I'll pass. He instructs everyone, including the audience of the film, to leave the holy mountain: "Goodbye Holy Mountain, Real life awaits us.". Big fan here, you've no idea how much i love your stuff, man! The Holy Mountain OST - 19 - A Walk In The Park by my pp small , i was cucked and. After a dispute with a priest, the thief eats off the face of his wax statue and sends it skyward with balloons, symbolically eating the body of Christ and offering "himself" up to Heaven. This intricate collective designed is sure to challenge the thoughts and translation of the viewer. Each of which make sense (in this film logic that is) in the surreal manner they are presented in. They consist of a cosmetics manufacturer representing Venus, a weapons manufacturer representing Mars, a millionaire art dealer representing Jupiter, a war toy maker representing Saturn, a political financial adviser representing Uranus, a police chief representing Neptune, and an architect representing Pluto.
"And I'm giving this a 6/10, it's closer to a 7 than a 5, but I'm giving this one a 6...bye." Coming Soon. The occult adept's intention is to put his recruits through strange mystical rites and divest them of their worldly baggage before embarking on a trip to Lotus Island. |. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Not even Buuel with a brainful of Woodstock's bad brown acid could have made something this gloriously screwy.
I won't spoil it but DAMN that was a tease. 1973 Regal Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, India 30th December 2019 – 6th January 2020 Yoga, Meditation & Satsang Days Begin the New Year by diving deep within and enjoying the unique spiritual energy in the ancient pilgrimage place of Arunachala. , The central members of the cast spent three months doing various spiritual exercises guided by Oscar Ichazo of the Arica Institute. It's less a movie than it is a series of symbolic images, as there's not exactly a linear story to follow and there's minimal dialogue. ritual castration! Made by fans in Auckland, New Zealand. Let it Snow. Thank you so much for the upload, I needed that. |, April 18, 2007
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Can't wait. , On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, The Holy Mountain holds an approval rating of 82%, based on 22 reviews, and an average rating of 7.02/10. There's a lot to be taken from this film, if only you pause and cease to view things literally.
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There they ascend the Holy Mountain to displace the immortal gods who secretly rule the universe. The excrement is transformed into gold by the alchemist, who proclaims: "You are excrement. There he finds the alchemist and his silent female assistant. It's so out there and free flowing but has a point at the same time. |, June 8, 2011 The Circus: Inside the Wildest Political Show on Earth, J.R. 'Bob' Dobbs & The Church of the SubGenius, Fall TV First Look: Find Out What’s Coming, The Best Peacock Original Shows and Movies, All Upcoming Disney Movies: New Disney Live-Action, Animation, Pixar, Marvel, and More. You can change yourself into gold." You're almost there! Yes. He is befriended by a footless, handless dwarf representing the Five of Swords, and the pair travel into the city where they make money entertaining tourists.
I could ramble on about this movie for pages but anything I say about its possible meaning will just be things I projected onto the movie.
But with a wicked score the film is grasping even without any search for a meaning. Hark the Harold Angels Sing. Admittedly "The Holy Mountain" is one of the most difficult film I ever had to interpret. Near the top, the thief is sent back to his "people" along with a young prostitute and an ape who have followed him from the city to the mountain. wasn’t feeling it at the start but it got better as it went on, feel like i’m being a bit generous with the four stars but it felt wrong giving it 3 1/2, the art direction is definitely better than the movie itself, it’s Jodorowsky’s world and we are all just quite literally shitting in it. A playlist featuring Duncan Lamont, Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass, Gnarls Barkley, and others Before reaching the end the figurative meaning behind it images will culminate into a narrative that touches on various themes. It's a ham-fisted romp through tarot grammar and cacophonous symbolism. A Mexican master (Alexandro Jodorowsky) leads a Christ figure (Horacio Salinas) and other disciples to a mountain of immortal wise men. | Rating: 3/5, April 11, 2007 | Rotten (4).
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