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Alejandro Jodorowsky's Profile

Brief about Alejandro Jodorowsky: By info that we know Alejandro Jodorowsky was born at 1929-02-17. And also Alejandro Jodorowsky is Chilean Director.

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I am not a normal person. I am living in a normal body, but my mind is not normal.

Tags: Body, Living, Mind

People say I am mad. I am not mad. I am trying to heal my soul.

Tags: Mad, Soul, Trying

When I was a young person I went to the university and I learned a rational language, to think with the left side of the brain. But in the right side of the brain you have intuition and imagination. Words are not the truth; they indicate the way to go, but you need to go alone, in silence. Symbols have a language that kills the words.

Tags: Alone, Silence, Truth

A man doesn't cry. In my life, I've never cried. I cannot do it. I am a man. How will I cry?

Tags: Cannot, Cry, Life

Five cats and a woman. That is all I need in life.

Tags: Cats, Life, Woman

I am not a commercial industry creator. I don't believe in making art to make money.

Tags: Art, Making, Money

I don't live in France; I live in myself.

Tags: France

I don't regret any past. I am not there. I am not sorry not to make pictures, because I know one day I will do it. I intend to live 150 years.

Tags: Past, Regret, Sorry

I want to liberate my imagination and my mind with every kind of movie. That is what I wanted to do all my life.

Tags: Life, Mind, Wanted

I write books, I write for comic books, I give lectures... I live. And when the opportunity comes to do a picture, I do a picture.

Tags: Give, Picture, Write

If you are great, 'El Topo' is a great picture. If you are limited, 'El Topo' is limited.

Tags: Great, Limited, Picture

Life is a mixing of all kind of things: comedy and tragedy going together.

Tags: Comedy, Life, Together

My consciousness is without limits more than when I was 40 or 50.

Tags: Limits

My father was a monster. A monster! I cut with my family when I was 23 and I never see them again.

Tags: Again, Family, Father

My wife is 37 years younger than me. I don't feel the difference.

Tags: Difference, Wife, Younger

Don't make your living with cinema because Hollywood will take you, will eat you, will destroy you. This is the reality. You have a good picture, have success, you take the person and they destroy you.

Tags: Good, Reality, Success

I am an artist, you understand? For me, a picture is like poetry. When you make art, this is not coming from an intellectual place. It's coming from the deep side of your unconscious, your soul.

Tags: Art, Deep, Poetry

I believe in mysticism, with an interior goal, and you are your own temple and your own priest. I don't believe anymore in religions, because you see today there are religious wars, prejudice, false morals, and the woman is despised. Religion is too old now; it's from another century, it's not for today.

Tags: Religion, Today, Woman

I don't see myself as a moviemaker only, you know? When I can do a picture, I do. But I don't work like a business, in pictures. I am not obliged to make one picture after the other in order to live.

Tags: After, Business, Work

I live making comics. Comics is an industrial art but less suffering, because comics are for young people who are more adventurous. I do that. I live off comics, and then I write books, but when you want movies, you cannot make movies without money.

Tags: Art, Money, Movies
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