Endless Poetry

Sunday, 13th November, 17:00, Cultural Centre of Belgrade, Belgrade
Monday, 14th November, 19:30, Art Cinema Kolarac, Belgrade
Saturday, 12 th November, 20:00, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, Novi Sad
Friday, 11th November, 21:00, Niš Cultural Centre, Niš

Endless Poetry (fic.)

Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky
Country: Chile, France, Japan, UK
Year: 2016
Runtime: 128’
Language: Spanish
Subtitle: Serbian, English
Cast: Adan Jodorowsky, Pamela Flores, Brontis Jodorowsky, Leandro Taub
Screenplay: Alejandro Jodorowsky
Producer: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Moises Cosio, Abbas Nokhasteh, Takashi Asai
Director of Photography: Christopher Doyle
Editing: Maryline Monthieux
Music: Adan Jodorowsky
Production name: Le Soleil Films, Openvizor, Satori Films
Distribution: Five Stars Film Distribution
Film website: poesiasinfin.com

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Synopsis
Santiago de Chile, during the thrilling years of the 40s and the 50s. “Alejandrito” Jodorowsky, aged twenty, decides to become a poet against the will of his family. He is introduced in the inner circle of the artistic and intellectual avant-garde of the time and meets Enrique Lihn, Stella Diaz, Nicanor Parra and many other promising but anonymous young writers who will become the masters of Latin America’s modern literature. Totally immersed in this world of poetic experimentation, they live together as few
have dared to live before: sensually, authentically, freely, madly.

Director’s biography
Alejandro Jodorowsky, born in Chile in 1929, moves to Paris in 1953, where together with Fernando Arrabal and Roland Topor he founds the theater collective “Panic Movement”. It is the cinema which brings him fame, however, thanks to cult films such as El topo (1970), which reached an international audience, The Holy Mountain (1973) and Santa sangre(1989). Alongside filmmaking, Jodorowsky still cultivates his passion for Psychomagic and tarot cards, which are a recurrent inspiration for his writing and his graphic novels.

Festivals and awards:
Directors’ Fortnight section, Cannes Film Festival, 2016
Locarno Film Festival, 2016
Munich Film Festival, 2016
New Zealand International Film Festival, 2016
Cine Latino Film Festival, 2016

Critic’s Word:

Alejandro Jodorowsky’s ‘Endless Poetry’ is the most accessible movie he has ever made, and it may also be the best. It’s Felliniesque and moving.
Owen Gleiberman, Variety

The final sequences about loss, and art as a “cure” (in Jodorowsky’s own words), are heart-wrenchingly powerful.
Ed Franki, The Film Stage
Faithful to his grotesque style, the filmmaker is much more contained and lucid than in previous films, making this a much more aproachable movie.
Alberto Sáez Villarino, El antepenúltimo mohicano

Distribution:
Five Stars Film Distribution
Dečanska 2, 11103 Belgrade, Serbia
tel: +381 11 303 52 77
e-mail: [email protected]

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