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Lords of Chaos

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Synopsis

A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the 1980s results in a very violent outcome.
Oslo, 1987. Seventeen-year-old Euronymous is determined to escape his traditional upbringing and becomes fixated on creating ‘true Norwegian black metal’ with his band Mayhem. He mounts shocking publicity stunts to put the band’s name on the map, but the lines between show and reality start to blur. Arson, violence and a vicious murder shock the nation that is under siege by these Lords of Chaos.
Official Selection Sundance Film Festival 2018 - Midnight Section - World premiere

Details

Year
2018
Type of film
Features
Running Time
112 mins
Director
Jonas Åkerlund
Producer
Jack Arbuthnott, Jim Czarnecki, Kwesi Dickson, Danny Gabai, Erik Gordon, Kai-Lu Hsiung, Kô Mori, Frederik Zander
Co-Producer
Jacqui Edenbrow, Abazar Khayami
Executive Producer
Carlo Dusi, Hans Fjellestad, Vincent Landay, Eddy Moretti, Ashley Richardson, Ridley Scott, Shane Smith
Editor
Rickard Krantz
Screenwriter
Dennis Magnusson, Jonas Åkerlund
Director of Photography
Pär M. Ekberg
Production Designer
Emma Fairley
Principal Cast
Rory Culkin, Emory Cohen, Sky Ferreira, Jack Kilmer, Anthony De La Torre, Valter Skarsgård, Sam Coleman, Jonathan Barnwell, Wilson Gonzalez, Lucian Charles Collier, James Edwin

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Last updated 12th January 2018

Production Company

UK, Sweden, US coproduction

4 1/2 Film (NO), Chimney (SE), Eleven Arts (US), Insurgent Media (US), RSA Films (UK), Scott Free Productions (UK), Vice Films (UK)

RSA Films
42-44 Beak Street
London
W1F 9RH
+44 (0)20 7437 7426
http://www.rsafilms.com

Scott Free Productions
42-44 Beak Street
London
W1F 9RH
+44 (0)20 7437 3163
info@scottfree.co.uk
http://www.rsafilms.com

VICE
Al Brown
Jacqui Edenbrow
New North Place
London
EC2A 4JA
+44 (0)20 7749 7810
al.brown@vice.com
jacqui.edenbrow@vice.com

Sales
Company

Protagonist Pictures
42 - 48 Great Portland Street
London
W1W 7NB
+44 (0)20 7734 9000
info@protagonistpictures.com
http://www.protagonistpictures.com