Santa Sangre [Blu-ray] [1989]

  • SKU: 18924393
  • Release Date: 01/25/2011
  • Rating: R
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    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (1 out of 1)

    Special Features


    • Forget Everything You Have Ever Seen: The World of Santa Sangre - featurette
    • Length making-of documentary featuring all-new interviews with cast and crew
    • Back from the wilderness
    • A return to Mexico City
    • Circus world
    • The allure of the tattooed woman
    • Mother & son
    • The music of Sangre
    • Aftermath
    • Audio commentary with Jodorowsky & journalist Alan Jones
    • Deleted scenes with commentary
    • For One Week: Alejandro Jodorowsky courtesy of channel X ltd. 1990 UK documentary
    • Goyo Cárdenas Spree Killer - documentary on the real life inspiration for Santa Sangre
    • On-stage Q&A with Jodorowsky
    • Jodorowsky 2003 interview
    • Simon Boswell interviews Jodorowsky
    • Blink Jodorowsky short by Simon Boswell
    • "Close Your Eyes" Simon Boswell music video
    • Echeck - Adan Jodorowsky short film with optional commentary
    • Theatrical trailers
    • Closed Captioned

    Synopsis


    Santa Sangre
    Circus horrors cross over into the mundane world in this terrifying, psychedelic film from Alejandro Jodorowsky, the man who brought you the infamous El Topo. Fenix (Adan Jodorowsky, the director's son) is the son of a circus strongman (Guy Stockwell) and an aerialist (Blanca Guerra). One night, the mother sees from her high perspective that her husband is fooling around with the tattooed lady. She later confronts him and throws acid on him in retaliation. He saws off her arms in return and kills himself. Fenix, witness to all this, runs away raving. Years later, Fenix (now played by older brother Axel Jodorowski) is released from an insane asylum by his armless mother. She wants to go on a murderous revenge spree, and maybe play a little piano, and she needs Fenix to be her arms for both tasks. Though the film has some of the hallucinatory qualities of Jodorowsky's earlier films, Santa Sangre doesn't quite have the same punch, particularly in terms of cerebral and emotional impact, despite its fine visuals. Santa Sangre is available in both R-rated and NC-17 edits. ~ John Voorhees, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Blanca Guerra
      Blanca Guerra - Concha
    • Image coming soon
      Sabrina Dennison - Alma
    • Adan Jodorowsky
      Adan Jodorowsky - Fenix, Age 8
    • Guy Stockwell
      Guy Stockwell - Orgo
    • Image coming soon
      Faviola Tapia - Young Alma



    Customer rating

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    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Jodorowsky Reigns

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      Shawn
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      Jodorowsky is one of the biggest independent auteurs and this film is a perfect example of why

      I would recommend this to a friend



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