Ari Aster


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Ari Aster is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is known for writing and directing the A24 horror films Hereditary (2018) and Midsommar (2019). Aster was born into a Jewish family in New York City on July 15, 1986, the son of a poet mother and musician father. He has a younger brother. He recalled going to see his first ... See full bio »

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Hereditary Director
(2018)
Midsommar Director
(2019)
(2023)

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 2023 Disappointment Blvd. (directed by) (post-production)
 2019 Midsommar
 2018 Hereditary (directed by)
 2016 C'est La Vie (Short)
 2014 The Turtle's Head (Short)
 2014 Basically (Short)
 2013 Munchausen (Short)
 2011 Beau (Short)
 2011 TDF Really Works (Short)
 2011 The Strange Thing About the Johnsons (Short) (directed by)
 2008 Herman's Cure-All Tonic (Short)
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Essay: "Real Afterlife", Criterion Collection edition of "Defending Your Life".

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I think I might have a signature style with my long takes and sort of the way I like to block the actors and move the camera, but I'm not quite sure what that is; I wouldn't be able to point it out or explain it. See more »

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Graduated from the American Film Institute. See more »

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Interest in pagan religions and cults. See more »

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