Alejandro Godorowski is one of the most famous filmmakers in the world, although the total number of films directed by no more than seven films, the most recent film “reality dance,” which was introduced in 2013, but the emergence of his film “Toobo” in 1970 a great impact Has made him a pioneer of cinema in his time, and after he came back with the film reality dance, it is expected to surprise us in the coming years with another set of unique works.
The beginning of Alejandro Godorowski’s life:
Alejandro was born on February 17, 1929 in Chile. In 1942, he moved to Santiago and studied at the university there. He worked in several jobs, where he was a clown in the circus and drew caricatures. By 1955 he moved to France to study art Or “pantomime” by Marcel Marceau and then directed his first short film.
His first film was known as “Fando and Liz”, which he directed in Mexico in 1968. The film depicts a man and a woman looking for a fictional city they can not reach. Godorowski quotes this film from the Spanish writer Fernando Arabal, It premiered at the Acapulco Festival in Mexico, and the film aroused such enthusiasm in the audience that they wanted to kill Godorowski.
The film “The Tobo” made by Alejandro’s fame:
The frenzy caused by the screening of the film “Fando and Liz” caused the cancellation of the festival and stopped the film for 32 years. Despite this, Alejandro managed another film that made his world fame known as “The Tubo” For about six months, the audience accepted thousands to see it, making it one of the most famous icons of the new cinema.
The film “Toobo” is a mixture of cowboy films and surreal films that contain a touch of religious mythology and ancient legends. The film was very well received by the public because of the youth revolution of the 1960s that made people eligible for this type of work. Is quite different from the quality of conventional films in the American West.
Other works famous director Alejandro:
– Establishment of the Panic Theater Movement:
Gudorowski established a play movement during the 1960s called the Panic Theater Movement, in cooperation with the writer Fernando Arapal. The movement was characterized by a number of violent acts, such as the hysterical screams, the throwing of chickens on the public, the public, and the aim was to take out the violence in them.
– Directing the Holy Mountain film:
The sacred mountain film is one of the films that speak about the human soul and what it conceals behind it. It interprets the soul through many images and studied images, and it is incorporated by shadows, colors and light. This film does not include a story or context that goes in a specific way , But is characterized by a context that is completely different from the narrative context that people used to see in drama, and passes the hero of the film many challenges and exposed to various types of corruption in the world such as greed and oppression and opportunism and deterioration of morality.
– Directing reality dance film:
Is the last work of the director Godorowski so far and has been released in 2013, and is the film in the past where he returns to his childhood to tell about his life in that period when he was ten years old, and he spoke about his father, who was violent and the extent of its impact The film is not a biography of the director, it represents a great cinematic work in which Latin American literature and art shows, with some historical scenes, and he explained ways to treat genetic or family-related psychological problems.