Santa Sangre

(1989)

Overview

A young man is confined in a mental hospital. Through a flashback we see that he was traumatized as a child, when he and his family were circus performers: he saw his father cut off the arms of his mother, a religious fanatic and leader of the heretical church of Santa Sangre ("Holy Blood"), and then commit suicide. Back in the present, he escapes and rejoins his surviving and armless mother.

  1. Alejandro Jodorowsky

    Director, Screenplay, Story

  2. Roberto Leoni

    Screenplay

  3. Claudio Argento

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Axel Jodorowsky

    Fenix

  2. Blanca Guerra

    Blanca Guerra

    Concha

  3. Guy Stockwell

    Guy Stockwell

    Orgo

  4. Thelma Tixou

    The Tattooed Woman

  5. Sabrina Dennison

    Alma

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Santa Sangre
Santa Sangre

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Original Title Santa sangre

Status Released

Release Information

  • June 27, 1990
    NC-17
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    These films contain excessive graphic violence, intense or explicit sex, depraved, abhorrent behavior, explicit drug abuse, strong language, explicit nudity, or any other elements which, at present, most parents would consider too strong and therefore off-limits for viewing by their children and teens. NC-17 does not necessarily mean obscene or pornographic in the oft-accepted or legal meaning of those words.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 3m

Budget $787,000.00

Revenue -

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