Kjetil "Frost" Haraldstad (Satyricon, 1349, Keep of Kalessin)
Bård "Faust" Eithun (Emperor) – Eithun chose to appear as a silhouette, with his voice distorted
Variance Films acquired the theatrical rights to the film in the U.S. and released it in New York City on December 4, 2009. The film grossed $7,246 on a single screen in its first week, the second highest per-screen gross of any debuting film at the time (behind Up in the Air).
Until the Light Takes Us has received a 54 approval rating at Metacritic and a 48% rating at Rotten Tomatoes.
Andrew O'Hehir of Salon.com called the film "crafty and compelling". Nick Pinkerton of The Village Voice said, "The filmmakers seem cowed into obeisance by their subjects. Varg's last onscreen appearance is accompanied by a montage fitting a schoolyard crush, and the film's title is the translation of Burzum's fourth album, Hvis lyset tar oss. [...] [the film] arrives a decade too late to add much."