Adan Jodorowsky - The Dance Of Reality
After a 23 year hiatus, 'The Dance Of Reality' marks the triumphant return of Alejandro Jodorowsky, the visionary Chilean filmmaker behind cult classics 'El Topo' and 'The Holy Mountain'. In the radiantly visceral autobiographical film, a young Jodorowsky is confronted by a collection of compelling characters that contributed to his burgeoning surreal consciousness. The legendary filmmaker was born in 1929 in Tocopilla, a coastal town on the edge of the Chilean desert, where the film was shot. Blending his personal history with metaphor, mythology, and poetry, 'The Dance Of Reality' reflects Jodorowsky's philosophy that reality is not objective but rather a 'dance' created by our own imaginations. Written, performed and recorded by Alejandro's son, the acclaimed actor, director and musician Adan Jodorowsky, 'Dance Of Reality's original soundtrack expands from gossamer folk acoustic guitar themes and solo piano compositions to rich cinematic orchestral arrangements echoing the work of John Barry and Ennio Morricone combined with extrovert narrative traditional pieces executed in the vein of Nino Rota. This LP contains the sixteen original compositions that make up the score for Alejandro's seventh feature film (which witnessed a return to the ABKCO film company who produced his underground classics 'El Topo' and 'The Holy Mountain' - soundtrack LPs of both will also be released by Finders Keepers in this series of special vinyl editions). Taken from the original master tapes with the full co- operation of ABKCO and Alejandro Jodorowsky himself. Features exclusive Finders Keepers artwork.