Endless Poetry (2017)

Endless Poetry Movie Review "Endless Poetry," a new autobiographical fantasy directed and written by 88 year-old Chilean-French filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky , and isn’t an old man’s film. It isn’t in the sense that it feels like it was made with a young man’s passion and egoism. Every supporting character a reflection or abstraction that serves to enrich and support the character’s personal anarchic philosophy. All roads lead back to Jodorowsky: anyone or anything that contradicts his radical anti-capitalist, anti-booze, anti-church, anti-government, and anti-family philosophy an obstacle in his . the same time, "Endless Poetry" also feels like an old man’s film because it encourages viewers to see themselves through the lens of Jodorowsky’s life. His teenage self ( Jeremias Herskovits , and later Alejandro’s real-life son Adan Jodorowsky ) largely defined by a bullish determination to improvise his way towards self-hood that makes "Endless Poetry" a more focused sequel to " The of Reality ," Jodorowsky’s equally ambitious 2013 cinematic memoirs. It also makes "Endless Poetry" reminiscent of "The Mountain," Jodorowsky’s 1973 seminal avant-garde manifesto. In both "Endless Poetry" and "The Mountain," Jodorowsky attempts to shake viewers’ out of […]

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