El Topo


Please note, this film is only available for purchase in the United States, Canada and Mexico. 

It was the landmark cult film that began the Midnight Movie phenomena of the counterculture crazy 1970s. Classic Americana and avant-garde European cinema sensibilities meet Zen Buddhism and the Bible as master gunfighter and cosmic mystic El Topo (played by writer/director Alejandro Jodorowsky) must defeat his four sharp-shooting rivals on an ever-increasingly bizarre path to allegorical self-enlightenment and surreal resurrection. Stunning 4K restoration with new extras.

Total Run Time: 124 min

• Disc 1 – Standard Definition DVD, 1:85:1 Film with Spanish 5.1 audio, Spanish 2.0 audio and Spanish audio commentary
• Disc 2 – Standard Definition DVD, 1:37:1 Film with Spanish 5.1 audio, Spanish 2.0 audio, Spanish audio commentary and English dub audio

• Hi Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation, 1.85:1 and 1.37:1 original theatrical aspect ratios with uncompressed mono 1.0 LPCM and 5.1 Dolby Audio

• New 4K restoration from the original 35mm camera negative approved by Alejandro Jodorowsky
• Original Spanish Original English Dub
• Newly translated English, Spanish and French subtitles for Feature and Director’s commentary track
• Audio commentary by Alejandro Jodorowsky
• Jodorowsky Remembers El Topo, new interview filmed in Paris
• Newly filmed introduction with Richard Peña, Professor of Film Studies at Columbia University
• A Conversation with The Son of El Topo, a newly filmed, extensive interview with Brontis Jodorowsky who stars in El Topo
• The Father of Midnight Movies, an archival interview with Jodorowsky filmed in 2007
• Original trailer
• Image galleries