Alejandro Jodorowsky on DVD

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Alejandro Jodorowsky on DVD

Postby A » Fri Feb 02, 2007 1:52 pm

Good news.

Three of the most sought after cult classics, from director Alejandro Jodorowsky, are finally available to buy on DVD in this Special Limited Edition 6 Disc Set.

All information TBC

Fando Y Lis (1968 ) - 93 mins

Special Features:

Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0
New English subtitle translation
Audio commentary with the director
La Constellation Jodorowsky documentary

El Topo (1970) - 125 mins

Special Features:

Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0
New English subtitle translation
Audio commentary by the director
Original theatrical trailer
2006 on-camera interview with the director
Exclusive new interview
Photo gallery
Original script excerpts
CD Soundtrack

The Holy Mountain (1973) - 114 mins

Special Features:

English Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0
Audio commentary with the director
Deleted scenes with commentary
Original theatrical trailer
Tarot short with commentary
Restoration process featurette
Restoration credits
Photo gallery
Original script excerpts
CD Soundtrack
This set also includes a DVD of Jodorowsky's never-before-released first film, La Cravate

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Looks to be an Anchor Bay release. This from www.thedigitalbits.com:

Boy have we got some great DVD news for you film geeks today! ABKCO Films and Anchor Bay Entertainment have just announced a pair of titles that we've been waiting for on DVD since Day One of this format... El Topo and The Holy Mountain! No kidding! Anchor Bay will release a special limited edition collector's box set, The Films of Alejandro Jodorowsky, on DVD on 5/1 (SRP $49.98 ) . The set will contain El Topo, The Holy Mountain and Fando Y Lis on DVD, fully restored and remastered from new HD transfers in anamorphic widescreen video, with Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0 audio (El Topo is 125 minutes in Spanish, The Holy Mountain is 114 minutes in English, Fando Y Lis is 93 minutes in Spanish). The box set will also include 2 music CDs containing the soundtracks for El Topo and The Holy Mountain, as well as a DVD of Jodorowsky's never-before-released first film, La Cravate. El Topo and The Holy Mountain will also be available separately (SRP $24.98 each). The El Topo DVD will contain audio commentary by the director, the original theatrical trailer (with English voice-over), a 2006 on-camera interview with the director as well as an exclusive new interview, a photo gallery and original script excerpts. The Holy Mountain DVD will include audio commentary with the director, deleted scenes with commentary, the original theatrical trailer (with English voice-over), the Tarot short with commentary, a restoration process short, restoration credits, a photo gallery and original script excerpts. Fando Y Lis will include audio commentary with the director and the La Constellation Jodorowsky documentary. Subtitles on the discs will be available in English, French, Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese. Awesome news indeed! To which Todd adds, "Aaaahhhhhhhhhhhh!" and faints dead away in shock. This is, you see, his long awaited Holy Grail of DVD.
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Re: Alejandro Jodorowsky on DVD

Postby wpqx » Fri Feb 02, 2007 6:39 pm

I heard rumors about this for a long time, nice to see a confirmation. It would be great if Santa Sangre was part of this set, but to see a decent print of El Topo and Holy Mountain is enough for me.
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Re: Alejandro Jodorowsky on DVD

Postby A » Fri Feb 02, 2007 7:48 pm

Santa Sangre has just appeared in Germany as a two disc special edition. It has also an english soundtrack.
Here's the link to German amazon.
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Re: Alejandro Jodorowsky on DVD

Postby arsaib4 » Sat Feb 03, 2007 12:49 am

Good news, indeed! Thanks for the info, A.
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