WorldCat Identities

Viskin, Roberto

Overview
Works: 7 works in 42 publications in 3 languages and 561 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Experimental films  Subculture films  Spaghetti Westerns  Road films  Western films  Horror films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Surrealist films 
Roles: Producer, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roberto Viskin
El Topo by Alejandro Jodorowsky( Visual )

28 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A gunfighter avenges the death of his wife, then spurred on by a woman, seeks to prove himself by defeating other master gunfighters."--Container
La mansion de la Locura( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journalist is sent to investigate an insane asylum located in a remote forest
El topo : the mole( Visual )

4 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gunfighter riding through the desert with his seven year old son comes across a massacre. He hunts down and kills the murderers. Then, accompanied by two women, he confronts and defeats four master gunslingers. Left wounded in the desert, he is taken in by a village of outcasts and joins them in a quest that leads to a bloody and tragic end
The films of Alejandro Jodorowsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fando y Lis : Fando et son amant partiellement paralysé Lis sont à la recherche de la ville mythique de Tar ; El Topo : Un pistolero, El Topo, se laisse mettre au défi par sa maîtresse de tuer les quatre grands maîtres du désert. Une grande quête métaphysique va commencer pour lui ; Holy mountain : Un homme ressemblant au Christ s'introduit dans une tour et y affronte un maître alchimiste. Après l'avoir vaincu, ce dernier lui fait parcourir les premières étapes d'une initiation, puis lui présente sept personnes qui font partie des puissants de ce monde, chacun d'entre eux étant associé à une planète (au sens astrologique). Ces hommes et ces femmes sont prêts à tout abandonner pour obtenir le secret de l'immortalité. Le maître leur a promis de les conduire jusqu'aux neuf sages qui le détiennent au sommet de la Montagne sacrée ; La cravate : Un jeune homme tente de séduire une femme qui est attirée par son corps mais qui repousse son visage. Désespéré, le jeune homme passe devant un magasin où l'on change les têtes ; il décide donc de changer de tête
Fando y Lis by Alejandro Jodorowsky( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fando y Lis: Fando trascina su un carretto la sua amante paralitica Lis sulla strada per Tar, un misterioso paese che appare loro come una sorta di terra promessa. Attraversando un paesaggio di terra arida e montagnosa, la coppia si imbatte in una serie di inquietanti personaggi e surreali situazioni, ritornando sempre al punto di partenza
Dr. Tarr's torture dungeon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"The inmates of an insane asylum take over the institution, imprison the doctors and staff, and then put into play their own ideas of how the place should be run." -- Container
El Topo : the films of Alejandro Jodorowsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Our hero is the ultimate black leather clad gunfighter/mystic who cleans up an isolated town of evil outlaws. He sets out to kill the four Masters of the desert. After doing so, EL TOPO is tormented by what he has done and in turn is killed himself. He is then resurrected and takes on a new persona, which leads him on a journey to rectify the injustices that overwhelmed his past life."--Container
 
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Audience level: 0.43 (from 0.42 for Dr. Tarr's ... to 0.82 for El Topo : ...)

Languages
Spanish (30)

English (11)

Italian (1)