Until the Light Takes Us (2008)

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Directed by: Aaron Aites, Audrey Ewell
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Country: United States, Norway, Scandinavian Cinema
Language: English
Runtime: 01:33:31
Genres: Documentary

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Until the Light Takes Us looks back on the early Norwegian black metal scene. Through interviews with some of the founding members, it tries to understand what black metal meant to them and how it was taken out of their control and spun into something else.

A lot of the discussion focuses on Varg’s murder of Euronymous, but Fenriz is around too, to shift things back to the music. While there are a few prominent omissions like Ihsahn, the docu does a fairly good roundup of the others and includes Faust and members from Mayhem and Immortal. There’s also a gore-performance by Frost (however dubious it may or may not be).

One thought on “Until the Light Takes Us (2008)

  • June 28, 2020 at 10:51 pm
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    This movie is really interesting, especially if you’re really into the Norwegian/Scandinavian Black Metal scene/genre.
    This movie/docu clears out things about BM”rumors”, the early/behind the scenes and about the “big names” of BM (ex: Euronymous, Varg, ,,,,).
    It’s more “true” than “Lords of chaos”, which is more “romantized” (Idk how to described it).
    But I recommand, very facinating and great !! >:^]

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