The mastermind behind "Hereditary" is here to scare the living daylights out of you.
Writer and director Ari Aster already stunned us with his evil genius with last year's horror hit. Now he's back with "Midsommar," and while the trailer looks like sunshine and flowers, something dark and terrifying is lurking beneath.
Described as a "Scandinavian folk horror" tale, the movie follows a couple (Florence Pugh, Jack Raynor) visiting a summer festival in rural Sweden. But what begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into a violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
The trailer's initial dreamy, sunlit, colorful vibe provides a stark contrast to the disturbing imagery seen later, like a bear with its guts hanging out.
"Midsommar" opens August 9.
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. The 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 are increasingly disturbing. Read More