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Midsommar (2019)

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  • Sat, Aug 27

Director: Ari Aster Run Time: 147 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2019

Starring: Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Vilhelm Blomgren, Will Poulter, William Jackson Harper

Country: United States, Sweden
Language: English, Swedish


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About the film:

Several friends travel to Sweden to study as anthropologists a summer festival that is held every ninety years in the remote hometown of one of them. What begins as a dream vacation in a place where the sun never sets, gradually turns into a dark nightmare as the mysterious inhabitants invite them to participate in their disturbing festive activities.

“The feel-mad movie of the decade.”

—Charlotte O’Sullivan for the London Evening Standard

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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