‘Midsommar’ is Not Like ‘Hereditary’, But It is ‘The Wizard of Oz’ for Perverts, According to Ari Aster

/Film | 3/24/2019 | Chris Evangelista
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If you’re expecting the new Ari Aster film Midsommar to be anything like his previous horror movie Hereditary, you should check yourself. According to Aster, his latest tale of terror for A24 is plenty scary, but audiences shouldn’t head into the theater expecting Hereditary 2.0. Instead, Aster suggests the movie is akin to The Wizard of Oz for perverts. Who wouldn’t want to see that?

One of my most anticipated movies of the year is Midsommar, the latest from Ari Aster, director of Hereditary. While we’ve seen a trailer for the movie, and we know it’s about a couple who travel to Sweden and encounter a pagan cult during the traditional mid-summer festivities, much of the movie is shrouded in secret. Vulture caught up with Aster this week and asked him to spill be the beans on his upcoming horror film. Aster avoided giving too much away, so you don’t have to worry about spoilers. But the filmmaker did offer up this interesting tidbit:

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“It’s a breakup movie, in the same way that Hereditary is a family tragedy. It’s less overtly a horror movie,...
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