(Crowley - USA)
Chemical Wedding, co-written with Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson and directed by filmmaker and editor Julian Doyle, is a haunting and imaginative exploration of the life and work of Aleister Crowley.
Julian’s masterful direction brings to life the complex characters and themes of the film, weaving together horror, drama, and dark comedy to create a truly unforgettable cinematic experience.
Chemical Wedding garnered critical acclaim and received prestigious awards in the world of sci-fi and fantasy cinema. It was named the Top Movie at the Athens International Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Festival in Greece (2009), showcasing Julian’s exceptional directorial skills. Additionally, The Cryptshow festival in Badalona, Barcelona awarded the film a special honor, recognizing its unique contributions to the genre.
Featuring a powerful performance by Simon Callow as Aleister Crowley, as well as strong supporting performances by Kal Weber and Lucy Cudden, Chemical Wedding is a must-see for anyone interested in exploring the darker aspects of the human psyche.
Julian Doyle Filmography
Filmmaker Julian Doyle has worked on some of the UK’s most cherished movies, including being a long-time collaborator on the films of Monty Python and Terry Gilliam. He has also written and directed a number of well-received films and music videos.