Director of the Week: Alejandro Jodorowsky

Neil StraussThe Loop

Looks like it’s time for one of my favorite directors, Alejandro Jodorowsky, to make a comeback.

Warning: He is an acquired taste, so if surreality is your thing, read on.

First, there’s his first film in 23 years: The Dance of Reality:

And next, a documentary about his effort to make the sci-fi classic Dune:

I’ll never forget taking a woman on a first date when I was in college to see Santa Sangre. It was also our last date!

While waiting for these to be released, go watch Santa Sangre date-less if you want to see a surrealist’s take on Psycho….