Endless Poetry (Poesía Sin Fin)
Endless Poetry (Poesía Sin Fin) (2017)

Through renowned father of the midnight movies Alejandro Jodorowsky's intensely personal lens, ENDLESS POETRY tells the story of his years spent as an aspiring poet in Chile in the 1940's. Against the wishes of his authoritarian… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 14, 2017
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Owen Gleiberman

Alejandro Jodorowsky's 'Endless Poetry' is the most accessible movie he has ever made, and it may also be the best. It's Felliniesque and moving.

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Tony Rayns
Sight and Sound

Most of the film is as shallow and silly as it sounds, but it's rarely boring and it generally looks quite vibrant.

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Wendy Ide
Observer (UK)

This film from a director in his late 80s feels more joyously and recklessly alive than the work of many film-makers half his age.

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Felipe Freitas
Film Threat

The director uses a rich color palette to depict his past misadventures, staging the scenes with gusto and populating the indecorous settings with occasional stylized choreographies and a few bizarre characters.

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Tara Brady
Irish Times

We are not worthy of Jodorowsky: we never have been.

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David Parkinson
Radio Times

Follows the family from the backwater town of Tocopilla to 1940s Santiago, where the young Jodorowsky learns about life, love and art.

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Michael Bonner
Uncut Magazine [UK]

Certainly, while Endless Poetry is not without its trademark Jodorowsky surrealism, its weirdness is reined in, favouring instead a sincerity and quite possibly even sentimentality.

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David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

This bullishly played saga has enough quirky detail, audacious incident and visual panache to sweep the storyline through its less persuasive phases.

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Kate Muir
Times (UK)

Fans of Alejandro Jodorowsky's brand of inspired lunacy will be delighted by Endless Poetry, while others may find the latest from the Chilean director more endless than poetic.

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