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.
All of us have made certain efforts so our in-laws will like us, but Grace is going to have to give it her all if she wants to fit in with her brand new husband's wealthy dynasty, who require her to follow a brutal tradition: for the bride to try to survive her wedding night while the rest of them hunt her down. The class struggle stuff hits the proverbial fan in this extremely black satire starring a brilliant Samara Weaving and including an uncommonly perverse Andie MacDowell.Written by
Sitges Film Festival
The fight between Grace and Becky was filmed on the first day of shooting, and Weaving accidentally struck her with the prop brick. "We all thought she was going to walk away." See more »
While Grace is scurrying around on her knees in the kitchen hiding from the Butler, he puts a kettle on the stove and lights the gas. Less than 15 seconds later, the kettle begins to whistle to show that the water has boiled. No kettle could boil in such a short period of time. See more »