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Invocation of My Demon Brother (1969)

Experimental short, featuring strobe-like erotic imagery with several shots of the Rolling Stones in performance and an original synthesizer score by Mick Jagger.

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Kenneth Anger
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Kenneth Anger ... The Magick (uncredited)
Bobby Beausoleil ... Lucifer (uncredited)
Bill Beutel Bill Beutel ... Deacon (uncredited)
Harvey Bialy Harvey Bialy ... Brother of the Rainbow (uncredited)
Timotha Bialy Timotha Bialy ... Sister of the Rainbow (uncredited)
Speed Hacker Speed Hacker ... Wand bearer (uncredited)
Mick Jagger ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Lenore Kandel Lenore Kandel ... Deaconess (uncredited)
Anton LaVey Anton LaVey ... Satan (uncredited)
Van Leuven Van Leuven ... Acolyte (uncredited)
Anita Pallenberg ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Keith Richards ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Experimental short, featuring strobe-like erotic imagery with several shots of the Rolling Stones in performance and an original synthesizer score by Mick Jagger.

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Short | Horror

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 1969 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Invocation of My Demon Brother See more »

Filming Locations:

Hyde Park, London, England, UK See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The first of Kenneth Anger's films to be explicitly gay and feature full frontal male nudity. See more »

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Featured in Magick Lantern Cycle (2009) See more »

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DAMN this film is creepy.
15 May 2003 | by SilkenraySee all my reviews

A very strange film. The sound track - done on a Moog synthesizer - is repetitious and droning, which adds to the atmosphere, though can be annoying if you're not "into it". It's creepy. There really isn't a lot to say - only watch this film if you understand what you're getting into. By far more creepy and off-putting than most modern Hollywood horror films, in part because the film style gives it a more immediate presence. The cinematography isn't polished, the sound and setting aren't polished, but that's half of what makes it work so well.


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