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Lucifer Rising

1972

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  • So much affectation you can't see the plastic as anything but, but everything's so lush you don't want it different; and who's to say anything other than what it is would be any better than what we have, and what we have become in its wake. The seduction the soundtrack performs is as welcome, however unwittingly, as any of the blood red images or gold leaf ornamentation on mirrors reflected as shadows thanks to a key (light).

  • One of the nine shorts comprising Anger’s Magick Lantern Cycle, it is perhaps the most breathtaking work in his oeuvre, due to the incorporation of international locales and the ever-present influence of Eisenstein and the Russian masters on Anger’s stunning cinematography and creative, artful editing.