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Starring: Pia Degermark, Thommy Berggren, Lennart Malmer, Cleo Jensen

Elvira Madigan

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In Brief: If you were around in 1967 when it first appeared, you’ll possibly remember that Bo Widerberg’s Elvira Madigan was not only something of a hit (in art-film terms anyway), but that it caused a positive mania for Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21. If the former can be understood, then the latter falls into place,…
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Starring: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Horatio Salinas, Zamira Saunders, Juan Ferrara, Adriana Page

The Holy Mountain

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In Brief: The Asheville Film Society's Budget Big Screen series makes its triumphant return with one of the strangest (and best, in my opinion) films ever made – Alejandro Jodorowsky's magnum opus, The Holy Mountain. The Chilean-born writer-director-actor had come to the attention of John Lennon and Yoko Ono when his previous film, El Topo, played at the Elgin Theater…