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Midsommar director Ari Aster says his next film will be four hour long 'nightmare comedy'
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Midsommar director Ari Aster says his next film will be four hour long 'nightmare comedy'

Ari Aster is also known for his horror shorts The Strange Thing About the Johnsons and Munchausen.

Midsommar director Ari Aster to produce English remake of South Korean classic Save the Green Planet
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Midsommar director Ari Aster to produce English remake of South Korean classic Save the Green Planet

Save the Green Planet is about a disillusioned young man who captures and tortures a businessman who he believes to be part of an alien invasion.

From The Wicker Man to Midsommar: Tracing the folk horror tradition and its recent renaissance in cinema
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From The Wicker Man to Midsommar: Tracing the folk horror tradition and its recent renaissance in cinema

It is impossible to talk about Midsommar without discussing its precedents, which pioneered the rich traditions and iconography of folk horror.

Midsommar director Ari Aster on finding horror in the mundane, and why he's scared of the dark
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Midsommar director Ari Aster on finding horror in the mundane, and why he's scared of the dark

American filmmaker Ari Aster, who made Hereditary and Midsommar, was present at the Jio MAMI 21st Mumbai Film Festival for the Indian premiere of the latter.

Midsommar movie review: Ari Aster disguises a break-up movie as folk horror in Hereditary follow-up
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Midsommar movie review: Ari Aster disguises a break-up movie as folk horror in Hereditary follow-up

Where Aster’s Hereditary used the American horror playbook to tell a story of trauma and grief, his follow-up Midsommar steps outside those aesthetic constraints while zeroing in on similar ideas.

Midsommar: A24 offers three months of free couples therapy ahead of digital release of Ari Aster's horror film
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Midsommar: A24 offers three months of free couples therapy ahead of digital release of Ari Aster's horror film

Directed by Ari Aster, Midsommar follows a couple, on the verge of a nasty breakup, who travels to Sweden to visit a rural hometown’s fabled mid-summer festival.

Nicolas Cage says he wants to work with Midsommar director Ari Aster: He has that auteur panache like Brian De Palma
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Nicolas Cage says he wants to work with Midsommar director Ari Aster: He has that auteur panache like Brian De Palma

Nicolas Cage who has worked with celebrated directors ranging from Brian De Palma to Werner Herzog, called Aster a "real student of film".

Midsommar early reactions: Ari Aster's film is 'a psychedelic fairy tale about ridding oneself of fear and pain'
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Midsommar early reactions: Ari Aster's film is 'a psychedelic fairy tale about ridding oneself of fear and pain'

Midsommar's narrative draws from the tradition of Midsummer, Sweden's most popular folk festival.

Midsommar trailer: Ari Aster's Hereditary follow-up finds Florence Pugh trapped in a creepy Swedish cult
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Midsommar trailer: Ari Aster's Hereditary follow-up finds Florence Pugh trapped in a creepy Swedish cult

Midsommar's narrative draws from the tradition of Midsummer, Sweden's most popular folk festival.

Lady Macbeth actress Florence Pugh to play lead in Hereditary director Ari Aster's upcoming horror film
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Lady Macbeth actress Florence Pugh to play lead in Hereditary director Ari Aster's upcoming horror film

Florence Pugh's upcoming projects include Netflix's The Outlaw King, Stephen Merchant's Fighting With My Family and BBC's recent adaptation of King Lear

Hereditary: Horror film hailed as scariest in years leaves Twitterati sleepless and 'disturbed on a cellular level'
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Hereditary: Horror film hailed as scariest in years leaves Twitterati sleepless and 'disturbed on a cellular level'

Some of Ari Aster's filmmaking peers from Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, Baby Driver), Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) and the Safdie brothers (Good Time) took to Twitter to express just how terrified Hereditary left them.

Hereditary, The Babadook, Don't Look Now: How horror films help us cope with grief, death and loss
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Hereditary, The Babadook, Don't Look Now: How horror films help us cope with grief, death and loss

Horror films not only make us psychologically engage with our deepest fears but they also help us process our repressed emotions.

Hereditary movie review: Ari Aster's esoteric film steers clear of jump scares, manipulative horror tactics
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Hereditary movie review: Ari Aster's esoteric film steers clear of jump scares, manipulative horror tactics

Hereditary is an arthouse middle finger to its shrill mainstream counterparts like Insidious and The Conjuring.

Hereditary writer-director Ari Aster reveals incidents from his own life have inspired the horror film
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Hereditary writer-director Ari Aster reveals incidents from his own life have inspired the horror film

Hereditary tells the harrowing story of a family tragedy that veers into the realm of the supernatural

Hereditary review round-up: Toni Collette is 'hypnotic' in 2018's most 'unsettling, unpredictable' horror movie
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Hereditary review round-up: Toni Collette is 'hypnotic' in 2018's most 'unsettling, unpredictable' horror movie

Time Out described Hereditary as a “new generation’s The Exorcist” while The New Yorker said it is "far more upsetting than it is frightening and is not recommended to the readily traumatised."

Hereditary, Ari Aster horror film touted as this generation's The Exorcist​, to release in India on 22 June
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Hereditary, Ari Aster horror film touted as this generation's The Exorcist​, to release in India on 22 June

Hereditary tells a harrowing story of a family tragedy that veers into the realm of the supernatural — the Graham family starts to unravel following the death of their reclusive grandmother.

Hereditary: Watch the trailer of 'the horror movie that traumatised Sundance Film Festival'
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Hereditary: Watch the trailer of 'the horror movie that traumatised Sundance Film Festival'

Hereditary has been called the "horror movie that traumatised Sundance Film Festival 2018". It is also being touted as this generation's The Exorcist.