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Hereditary (2018)

Director: Ari Aster Run Time: 128 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2018

Starring: Alex Wolff, Ann Dowd, Gabriel Byrne, Milly Shapiro, Toni Collette

Country: United States
Language: English, Spanish

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About the film:

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.

“This is serious, glorious, edge-of-your-seat horror.”

—Hannah Strong for Little White Lies

About the filmmaker:

American director Ari Aster perfected his craft in short films before finally breaking through with his feature debut. A New York native, he studied filmmaking at the AFI Conservatory in Los Angeles. He garnered acclaim with his first feature-length film Hereditary (2018). Starring Toni Collette and Gabriel Byrne, from a script by Aster, the horror tale centered around a family with a history of mental illness and disturbing deaths. It earned critical praise and was a surprise hit with audiences. He followed with the psychological thriller Midsommar (2019), starring Florence Pugh and Will Poulter. His third feature, Disappointment Blvd, is slated for release later in 2022.

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