Kenneth Anger - The Magick Lantern Cycle

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A collection of cult films by experimental filmmaker Kenneth Anger. Includes: FIREWORKS (1947), PUCE MOMENT (1949), RABBIT'S MOON (1950), EAUX D'ARTIFICE (1953), THE INAUGURATION OF THE PLEASURE DOME (1954), SCORPIO RISING (1963), KUSTOM KAR KOMMANDOS (19A collection of cult films by experimental filmmaker Kenneth Anger. The Magick Lantern Cycle, released in a 2-disc set, contains the following films: Fireworks (1947); Puce Moment (1949); Rabbit's Moon (1950/1971, the rarely seen 16 mins version); Eaux d'Artifice (1953); Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome (1954); Scorpio Rising (1964); Kustom Kar Kommandos (1965); Invocation of My Demon Brother (1969); Rabbit's Moon (1979); Lucifer Rising (1981).

Features include:

  • Newly recorded commentaries by Kenneth Anger
  • The Man We Want to Hang (2002) – Anger’s film on the art of Aleister Crowley
  • Restoration work demo
  • Anger Me (2006) – Elio Gelmini’s portrait of Kenneth Anger
  • Illustrated booklet containing Modesty and the Art of Film (1951), an original article by Kenneth Anger; The Crowned and Conquering Child (2008), a newly commissioned essay by author Gary Lachman; and film credits

The content is spread across a DVD9 + DVD5 on DVD and a BD50 + DVD5 on Blu-ray.

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Price: 

22.99 GBP

Label: 

British Film Institute

Publishing date: 

Monday, May 25, 2009

Runtime: 

140

Discs: 

1 DVD9 + 1 DVD5

Region: 

2

Video: 

PAL

Aspect ratio: 

4:3

Colour: 

Colour & B&W

Sound: 

DD2.0