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Lucifer Rising (1972)

Egyptian gods summons the angel Lucifer - in order to usher in a new occult age.

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The Magus (uncredited)
Bobby Beausoleil ...
Himself (uncredited)
Donald Cammell ...
Osiris (uncredited)
Haydn Couts ...
Adept (uncredited)
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Lilith (uncredited)
Myriam Gibril ...
Isis (uncredited)
Leslie Huggins ...
Lucifer (uncredited)
Chris Jagger ...
High Priest in Yellow Tunic (uncredited)
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Man Holding Stella of Revelation (uncredited)
Francis Rose ...
Chaos (uncredited)
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Egyptian gods summons the angel Lucifer - in order to usher in a new occult age.

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10 April 1974 (USA)  »

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Im Zeichen Luzifers  »

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The special effects are courtesy of Wally Veevers who also worked on Stanley Kubrick's seminal 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). See more »

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An experience for some, a music video for others
11 November 2015 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

I think the most interesting about this short is the back story, which I highly recommend reading up on. For good or for worse, the back story alone makes this movie notable.

When it comes to the movie itself, it's visually stunning and the music is brilliant. And that's about it. As an art flick, there's not meant to be an explicit storyline, so if you are not comfortable with that, this movie will probably not be very enjoyable as a "short" - but maybe as a music video of sorts. The previously mentioned music and visuals are good and match somewhat, so watching this is a good way to let your mind wander.

If you are interested in the occult/spiritual world Anger taps into in his shorts, then you might get a kick out of this just for that. To me, that's less interesting. While I made an effort to connect the images with ideas and concepts that might lie behind them - I eventually lost interest and started following my own trains of thought.


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