WorldCat Identities

Viskin, Roberto

Works: 6 works in 34 publications in 3 languages and 431 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Experimental films  Western films  Road films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Horror films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Roberto Viskin
El Topo by Alejandro Jodorowsky( Visual )

27 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First part of the film follows El Topo, a gunfighter and his seven year old son on their journey across the desert as they come upon a massacre and hunt down the killers. The second part shows the death of El Topo, and the rise of his son to fill his place
La mansion de la Locura( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journalist is sent to investigate an insane asylum located in a remote forest
The films of Alejandro Jodorowsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fando y Lis : Fando and his partially paralyzed lover Lis search for the mythical city of Tar ; El toro : El Topo searches the desert to defeat four master gunmen and to find enlightenment ; The Holy mountain : an alchemist assembles a group of people from all walks of life to prepare them for the trip to Lotus Island where they will ascend the holy mountain to displace the gods who rule the universe ; La cravate : A young man tries to seduce a woman who is attracted to his body but pushes his face. Desperate, the young man found a shop where you can change heads; so he decided to change it
Fando y Lis = (Il paese incantato) ; La cravate( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La cravate: Una donna giunonica costringe il suo amante a cambiarsi la testa. Il poveretto si reca perciò in un negozio specializzato e si prova altre teste, sempre diverse. Nessuna, però, sembra essere quella giusta per la sua amante
La mansion de la Locura( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tratando de descubir el misterio de su ninez, un periodista se atreve a entrar en el asilo del Dr. Mellar. En aquel extrano reinado, dirigido por un demente que persigue poderes sin fin, encuentra amor y espanto en cada esquina
Fando y Lis by Alejandro Jodorowsky( Visual )

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

"Banned in Mexico, a permanent cause celebre, surrealist 'fabulador' Alejandro Jodorowsky's unique career began with this bizarre tale of corrupted innocence, sadomasochistic love and unattainable paradise. Created from hazy memories of the controversial Fernando Arrabal play he staged in Paris, Jodorowsky's sublime freak-out follows impotent Fando (Sergio Kleiner) and his paraplegic sweetheart Lis (Diana Mariscal) searching for the enchanted city of Tar where spiritual ecstasy resides"--Container
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.39 (from 0.39 for El Topo / ... to 0.93 for Fando y Li ...)