Tusk (1980 film)

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Film Poster
Directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky
Produced by Eric Rochat
Written by Alejandro Jodorowsky
Nicholas Niciphor
Jeffrey O'Kelly
Reginald Campbell (novel)
Starring Cyrielle Claire
Anton Diffring
Serge Merlin
Christopher Mitchum
Music by Jean-Claude Petit
Guy Skornik
Martin St. Pierre
Cinematography Jean-Jacques Flori
Distributed by Société des Etablissements L. Gaumont
Release date
November 26, 1980
Running time
119 min.
Country France
Language French
Budget $1,500,000 est.

Tusk (French title: Poo Lorn L'Elephant) is a 1980 French drama film directed by cult filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky and written by Nicholas Niciphor, about a young English girl and an Indian elephant who share a common destiny.[1] It is based on the novel Poo Lorn L'Elephant by Reginald Campbell.[2][3]



  1. ^ Tusk (1980) at NYTimes.com
  2. ^ "Titre: Poo Lorn L'elephant, Auteur: Campbell Reginald" at livres-chapitre.com (French)
  3. ^ Alejandro Jodorowsky profile at Hollywood.com

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