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Midsommar (2019)

Directed by Ari Aster

Drama | Horror

Most recently watched by sleestakk, sensoria

Overview

A young couple travels to Sweden to visit their friend’s rural hometown and attend its mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly descends into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

Rated R | Length 147 minutes

Actors

Balázs Megyeri | Lennart R. Svensson | Tove Skeidsvoll | Lars Väringer | Hampus Hallberg | Katarina Weidhagen van Hal | Rebecka Johnston | Anki Larsson | Louise Peterhoff | Liv Mjönes | Julia Ragnarsson | Anna Åström | Austin R. Grant | Dóra Ferenczi | Tomas Engström | Klaudia Csányi | Mats Blomgren | Anders Beckman | Anders Back | Björn Andrésen | Dag Andersson | Isabelle Grill | Gunnel Fred | Henrik Norlén | Archie Madekewe | Ellora Torchia | Will Poulter | William Jackson Harper | Vilhelm Blomgren | Jack Reynor | Florence Pugh

Viewing Notes

Was hoping we’d have more old ppl in this screening. Have lots of thoughts on this but still processing. I do like how straight forward the story is (compared to Hereditary for example; not that H isn’t straight forward but there’s a few moving parts in that one). This feels simpler yet just as heavy around dealing with trauma, support systems, and grief. It’s a wild movie that I want to see again but not in the theater.

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