A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.
A couple travels to Sweden to visit a rural hometown's fabled mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
The enchanted lives of a couple in a secluded forest are brutally shattered by a nightmarish hippie cult and their demon-biker henchmen, propelling a man into a spiraling, surreal rampage of vengeance.
Susie Bannion is a young American ballerina who travels to Berlin to study dancing at the Markos Tanz Company, one of the world's most renowned schools under Madame Blanc's management. On her very first day, one of the students who had been recently expelled from the school is murdered. As this appalling happening does not seem to be an isolated occurrence, the brilliant new student soon begins to suspect that the school might be involved in the homicide. Her mistrust heightens when Sarah, one of the girls at the school, tells her that Pat, before being killed, confided to her that she knew and guarded a terrifying dark secret.Written by
David Kajganich wanted the dance to directly reflect women's "movements and emotions," so the inspiration for the choreography came from female dancers Mary Wigman, Pina Bausch, and Sasha Waltz. Modern dance is notably much more integral to the plot of this remake than ballet was to its original version Suspiria (1977), despite both being set in dance academies. See more »
In the Mdme Blanc (T.Swinton) initial interview scene of Susie, she is smoking, but several times her front (Susie's P.O.V) cigarette holding hand position does not match that from behind Mdme Blanc shots. See more »
Written and Performed by Thom Yorke
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Pretentious Exercise, with Moments
It's one thing to put in beautiful and/or interesting elements without explanation, it's something else to put in ugly and/or boring things simply because they're different, and somehow therefore better. Dario hit the nail on the head and giving his reasons for not liking this movie, which are something else entirely. If for no other reason watch the entire movie to simply check it off your list, at the end of the day you may find a few things you like.
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