Scroll To Top
Movies

The Bold, Beautiful Rush of Endless Poetry

The Bold, Beautiful Rush of Endless Poetry

The Bold, Beautiful Rush of Endless Poetry
Courtesy of ABKCO Films

Director Alejandro Jodorowsky's latest is a buffet for the senses & the psyche. 

With Endless Poetry, his autobiographical flying circus of a film, Alejandro Jodorowsky incinerates any preconceptions of what an 88-year-old director's work might look like. Alive with catsuited extras, opera-singing mothers, crotch-grabbing punk divas, and confetti galore, this second chapter of a planned anthology has all the visual and thematic verve of a filmmaker in his prime. And maybe Jodorowsky is.

As he charts the path of aspiring poet Alejandro (played by Jodorowsky's son Adan), the Chilean spitfire revels in placing his hero-cum-proxy in virile scenes of self-awakening, including an immersion into a hedonistic artist colony and a deep kiss with a gay cousin that affirms Alejandro's heterosexuality. Freud and Fellini are two names that will come to mind for many who watch this bizarro, color-heavy spectacle--the same actress who portrays Alejandro's mother also embodies his eventual lover, and its clowns recall the work of the famed Italian auteur. Ultimately, Endless Poetry is a buffet for the senses and the psyche.

Watch the Endless Poetry trailer, below.

AdvocateChannel promoOut Magazine - Ricky Martin

From our Sponsors

Most Popular

Latest Stories