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Endless Poetry (2016)
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Endless Poetry (2016)
Original name: Poesía sin fin
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Chile, UK, France, Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A portrait of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s young adulthood, set in the 1940s and 50s, in the electric capital city of Santiago. There, he decides to become a poet and is introduced, by destiny, into the foremost bohemian and artistic circle of the time.
Style: sexy, mind bending, surreal, captivating, light, sincere, touching, funny, psychedelic, art house
Plot: surrealism, gay, father son relationship, poetry, poet, history of chile, family relations, youth, piano, nudity (full frontal - brief), art, mother son relationship, gay interest, love, midget, dwarf, death of cousin, dog, artist, nazi, clown, death, doctor, fire, suicide ...
Time: 1940s, future
Place: chile, santiago chile, santiago de chile

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The Dance of Reality (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 133 min.
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
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Duration: 114 min.
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Genre: Drama, Western
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Duration: 125 min.
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Genre: Drama, Fantasy
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Duration: 78 min.
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