Magazine article Screen International

Jodorowsky Launches Kickstarter for Endless Poetry

Magazine article Screen International

Jodorowsky Launches Kickstarter for Endless Poetry

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Feature marks first co-production between Chile, Japan and France.

Chilean filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky is launching a Kickstarter campaign for his upcoming feature Endless Poetry (Poesia Sin Fin), which marks the first ever co-production between Chile, Japan and France.

Paris-based Satori Films is joining forces with Chile's Le Soleil Films and Japan's Uplink Co on the Spanish-language project, a continuation of Jodorowsky's autobiographical The Dance Of Reality, which premiered in Cannes' Directors Fortnight in 2013.

The Kickstarter campaign will be launched on February 15, with an announcement by Jodorowsky on YouTube Live (http://www.poesiasinfin.com).

While The Dance Of Reality focused on Jodorowsky's unhappy childhood in Tocopilla, on the edge of the Atacama Desert, Endless Poetry revolves around his life as a poet in Santiago during the 1940s.

His sons, Adan and Brontis Jodorowsky, will star in the film, which Jodorowsky plans to shoot in Chile this summer. …

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