Access Cinema presents Holy Mountain

Holy Mountain
Wed 15 Apr 2020

Tickets

€9/5

Time

8pm

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Dir. Alexandro Jodorowsky, USA, 1973, 115 min

A scandal when first released, Jodorowsky’s movie is a dazzling, rambling, often incoherent satire on consumerism, militarism and the exploitation of third world cultures by the West. Unfurling like a hallucinogenic daydream; a free-association narrative follows a Christ-like character, the Thief, first seen lying in a dusty street. He is rescued (maybe resurrected) by a gang of boys, then wanders through the city observing the madness of modern life, including a massacre of protesters by riot soldiers (an event photographed by rich tourists) and a tribute to the Spanish conquest of Mexico, re-enacted by costumed lizards on a scale model of Aztec pyramids. The second half finds the Thief joining a group of emblematic religious figures to attack the mountaintop fortress of society’s rulers, the Immortals.
Over 18’s only

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Holy Mountain’ is a film of its time, a post 60’s metaphysical sweep searching for meaning in mysticism The surreal imagery is beautiful, bewildering, and shocking, often in the same scene Irish Film Institute

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