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.
Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined.Written by
Professor and author Tananarive Due of UCLA's Department of African-American Studies, who created the non-UCLA affiliated "Sunken Place: Racism, Survival, and Black Horror Aesthetic" course, made the course available online after several months of the success. The film had inspired her to explore the black horror genre stating, "I love horror. But it never dawned on me that I could have a Black horror course before 'Get Out'. When a movie like that comes along, you now have a reference point to talk about everything that has come before ("The Sunken Place") is going to be a Black horror overview course that will be very cinema-based. It'll look at cinema going back to the 30s". Due tweeted that students can send questions concerning the film to director Jordan Peele. See more »
When Rose's car hits the deer, the deer is moving from left to right, so it would seem the driver's side would be damaged. However, the deer is leaping high in the air at the point of impact and hits the front passenger side, thereby causing damage on that side. See more »
I owe you an apology. How rude of me to have touched your belongs without asking.
Oh, no. That's cool. I was just confused.
Well, I can assure you, there was no - funny business.
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Ok here goes. Having read the reviews and seeing how polarized they were,, I had to check the movie out myself.
To all who regard the movie as racist - I don't think so. Any modern day theme be it racism, sexism, disability issues anything can be used in this movie to highhight the issues being faced by individuals. It is for most part a unique genre in its own right.
Take dusk till dawn mix it with some eugenics and a pinch of humour and bingo .
Yes it does make you feel uncomfortable but not in a serious way. It's funny in places and very clever in bits. Some beautiful shots and filming and menacing score keep it simmering brilliantly. Watch it make your own mind up. Personally one of the most enjoyable movies from last year. Bravo.
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