Alejandro Jodorowsky was born in 1929 in Tocopilla, a coastal town on the edge of the Chilean desert where this film was shot. It was there that Jodorowsky underwent an unhappy and alienated childhood as part of an uprooted family. 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. - IMDb
Алехандро Ходоровский прославился не только своими сюрреалистичными фильмами, часто повергающими зрителей в настоящий шок, но и разработке собственной теории психомагии. Эта методика психологической терапии направлена на избавление от различных психических травм, которые человек получает в первые годы своей жизни. При её разработке Алехандро опирался на собственные воспоминания о детстве.
|A Dança da Realidade||Brazil|
|The Dance of Reality (Europe)|
|The Dance of Reality (World-wide)|
|La danza della realtà||Italy|
|O horos tis pragmatikotitas||Greece|
|Jeremias Herskovits||Alejandro as a child|
26 Oct 2019
Alejandro Jodorowsky on casting his younger self in La Danza de la Realidad:
In Chile, there’s a school. I went to the director of the school, “Do you make theater here?” “Yes, I make theater.” “Do you have a good actor?” “Yes, my son.” I say, “Well, I will make a picture with your son. Show me.” He was fantastic immediately, as you see. I say, “But he needs to be naked.” They say, “Listen, I am very free but he cannot be completely naked. He cannot show his ass and not his sex.” Why? “Because they will eject me from the school. He needs to have pants” and then I agree. Okay, I put pants on him. It was a unique limit. He came and it was fantastic.