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ARI ASTER

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MIDSOMMAR (2019)
Starring Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Will Poulter, William Jackson Harper, Anna Åström, Julia Ragnarsson, Liv Mjönes, Björn Andrésen, Louise Peterhoff and Anki Larsson. Directed by Ari Aster.

Dani and Christian are a young American couple with a relationship on the brink of falling apart. But after a family tragedy keeps them together, a grieving Dani invites herself to join Christian and his friends on a trip to a once-in-a-lifetime midsummer festival in a remote Swedish village. What begins as a carefree summer holiday in a land of eternal sunlight takes a sinister turn when the insular villagers invite their guests to partake in festivities that render the pastoral paradise increasingly unnerving and viscerally disturbing.

REVIEWS Midsommar: The Director's Cut - Ari Aster elevates an already remarkable film to a masterpiece
Midsommar - Ari Aster brings the gore but lacks the emotion

HEREDITARY (2018)
Starring Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, Mallory Bechtel, Brock McKinney, Zachary Arthur, Austin R. Grant and Gabriel Monroe Eckert. Directed by Ari Aster.

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. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited. Making his feature debut, writer-director Ari Aster unleashes a nightmare vision of a domestic breakdown that exhibits the craft and precision of a nascent auteur, transforming a familial tragedy into something ominous and deeply disquieting, and pushing the horror movie into chilling new terrain with its shattering portrait of heritage gone to hell.

REVIEWS Hereditary - An infernal masterclass in the art of trauma
Hereditary - Nothing stays buried

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MIDSOMMAR (2019)
Starring Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Will Poulter, William Jackson Harper, Anna Åström, Julia Ragnarsson, Liv Mjönes, Björn Andrésen, Louise Peterhoff and Anki Larsson. Directed by Ari Aster.

Dani and Christian are a young American couple with a relationship on the brink of falling apart. But after a family tragedy keeps them together, a grieving Dani invites herself to join Christian and his friends on a trip to a once-in-a-lifetime midsummer festival in a remote Swedish village. What begins as a carefree summer holiday in a land of eternal sunlight takes a sinister turn when the insular villagers invite their guests to partake in festivities that render the pastoral paradise increasingly unnerving and viscerally disturbing.

REVIEWS Midsommar: The Director's Cut - Ari Aster elevates an already remarkable film to a masterpiece
Midsommar - Ari Aster brings the gore but lacks the emotion

HEREDITARY (2018)
Starring Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, Mallory Bechtel, Brock McKinney, Zachary Arthur, Austin R. Grant and Gabriel Monroe Eckert. Directed by Ari Aster.

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. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited. Making his feature debut, writer-director Ari Aster unleashes a nightmare vision of a domestic breakdown that exhibits the craft and precision of a nascent auteur, transforming a familial tragedy into something ominous and deeply disquieting, and pushing the horror movie into chilling new terrain with its shattering portrait of heritage gone to hell.

REVIEWS Hereditary - An infernal masterclass in the art of trauma
Hereditary - Nothing stays buried

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