El Topo

1970 film by Alejandro Jodorowsky

El Topo is a 1970 Mexican western movie directed, produced and starring Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky, Alfonso Arau, Agustín Isunza.[2]

El Topo
Directed byAlejandro Jodorowsky
Written byAlejandro Jodorowsky[1]
Produced by
  • Juan López Moctezuma
  • Moshe Rosemberg
  • Roberto Viskin
Starring
CinematographyRaphael Corkidi
Edited byFederico Landeros
Music byAlejandro Jodorowsky
Production
company
Producciones Panicas
Distributed byABKCO Films
Release date
Running time
124 minutes
CountryMexico
LanguageSpanish
Budget$1 million

CastEdit

  • Alejandro Jodorowsky as El Topo
  • Brontis Jodorowsky as Hijo, El Topo's son, as a boy
  • Alfonso Arau as Bandit #1
  • José Luis Fernández as Bandit #2
  • Alf Junco as Bandit #3
  • Jacqueline Luis as El Topo's wife
  • Mara Lorenzio as Mara
  • Paula Romo as The Woman in Black
  • David Silva as The Colonel
  • Héctor Martínez as the first gunfighter
  • Juan José Gurrola as the second gunfighter
  • Víctor Fosado as the third gunfighter
  • Alisha Newton as the wife of the third gunfighter
  • Agustín Isunza as the last gunfighter
  • Robert John as Hijo, El Topo's son, as a man
  • Bertha Lomelí as the mother of the second gunfighter
  • José Antonio Alcaraz as Sheriff
  • José Legarreta as Dying Man

Other mediaEdit

In 2016, a sequel of the movie was released as a comic book under the name Sons of El Topo.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "ALEJANDRO JODOROWSKY SPEAKS OUT AFTER EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO CALLS OFF RETROSPECTIVE". Artforum.
  2. Richard Crouse (15 December 2010). Son of the 100 Best Movies You've Never Seen. ECW Press. pp. 111–112. ISBN 978-1-55490-330-6.
  3. Les Fils d'El Topo - Tome 1 - Caïn par Alejandro Jodorowsky. Glenatbd.com. 2016-06-08.

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