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Latest update : 2013-06-12

Surrealist, Subversive and Cult

Alejandro Jodorowsky leaves no one indifferent. By the early 1970s he was a star of American counter-culture and his cinema has influenced filmmakers such as David Lynch. Jodorowsky is back with a loosely autobiographical movie called "The Dance of Reality." He tells Clovis Casali how John Lennon helped him and why Marilyn Manson asked him to be the master of ceremony at his wedding to Dita Von Teese.

Also on the show: Miles Kane’s new music video and the blockbuster "After Earth", starring Will Smith and his son Jaden.

And the premiere of Alejandro Jodorowwsky's new film "The Dance of Reality" will be at the Forum des Images on June, 6th and June, 9th.

By Clovis CASALI

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