Sorry to say, there has never been a home video release of El Topo in the US.
The North American owner has locked the film (as well as Holy Mountain) away
until he decides fit to release it. I'm guessing Jodorowsky and he had
several arguments and this is the punishment. However, you can buy a copy of
the Japanese laserdisc (I'd suggest Ken Crane's in California or Sight and
Sound in Waltham, MA) which is pretty decent and have someone make you a dupe
for your own personal use.
Milestone Film & Video
In a message dated 4/21/99 7:13:23 PM, [log in to unmask] writes:
<<Can someone suggest a venue where I can
acquire a copy of the film, *El Topo*.
Iwould like to own a copy in VHS.
Thanks in advance,
Jennifer H. Miller>>
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