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Tusk (French title: Poo Lorn L'Elephant) is a 1980 French drama film directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky and written by Nicholas Niciphor. The screenplay concerns 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]

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Directed byAlejandro Jodorowsky
Produced byEric Rochat
Written byAlejandro Jodorowsky
Nicholas Niciphor
Jeffrey O'Kelly
Reginald Campbell (novel)
StarringCyrielle Claire
Anton Diffring
Serge Merlin
Christopher Mitchum
Music byJean-Claude Petit
Guy Skornik
Martin St. Pierre
CinematographyJean-Jacques Flori
Distributed bySociété des Etablissements L. Gaumont
Release date
November 26, 1980
Running time
119 min.
Budget$1,500,000 est.



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

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