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Midsommar (2019)

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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.

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Ari Aster

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Ari Aster
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Florence Pugh ... Dani
Jack Reynor ... Christian
Vilhelm Blomgren ... Pelle
William Jackson Harper ... Josh
Will Poulter ... Mark
Ellora Torchia ... Connie
Archie Madekwe ... Simon
Henrik Norlén ... Ulf
Gunnel Fred ... Siv
Isabelle Grill ... Maja
Agnes Westerlund Rase Agnes Westerlund Rase ... Dagny (as Agnes Rase)
Julia Ragnarsson ... Inga
Mats Blomgren ... Odd
Lars Väringer ... Stev
Anna Åström ... Karin
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Storyline

Dani (Florence Pugh) and Christian (Jack Reynor) are a young American couple with a relationship on the brink of falling apart. But after a family tragedy keeps them together, a grieving Dani invites herself to join Christian and his friends on a trip to a once-in-a-lifetime midsummer festival in a remote Swedish village. What begins as a carefree summer holiday in a land of eternal sunlight takes a sinister turn when the insular villagers invite their guests to partake in festivities that render the pastoral paradise increasingly unnerving and viscerally disturbing. Written by A24 Releasing

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Let the festivities begin


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing ritualistic violence and grisly images, strong sexual content, graphic nudity, drug use and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA | Sweden

Language:

English | Swedish

Release Date:

3 July 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Midsommar See more »

Filming Locations:

Budapest, Hungary See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,560,030, 7 July 2019

Gross USA:

$25,979,959

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$34,603,410
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Company Credits

Production Co:

B-Reel Films, Square Peg See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Director's Cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Dolby 7.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Trivia

This film was greenlit on May 18, 2018, and premiered on June 18, 2019, marking an unusually short production period for a wide released theatrical film. See more »

Goofs

Dani misspells the word "something" as "somehting" in her last direct message to her sister. See more »

Quotes

Siv: This high my fire, but no higher, no hotter!
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Connections

Referenced in Caillou Pettis Movie Reviews: Midsommar (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

I.O.U
Performed by Freeez
Written by John Robie and Arthur Baker
Courtesy of Beggars Banquet
By arrangement with Beggars Group Media Limited
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Sadly Disappointing
3 July 2019 | by grantpaulsenSee all my reviews

Maybe I need some more time to think about it, but as of right now I am very disappointed in this film. I didn't hate it, I loved the cinematography, shot composition, and Florence Pugh's performance was pretty fantastic. Some of the other actors were good and some others were not so good. I love Ari Aster and his direction, and I loved his previous film Hereditary, which makes this one even more disappointing. I thought it was pretty repetitive and boring, there were a lot of scenes I felt could've been cut, and it probably would've been better. Also, I thought the film was quite pretentious and self indulgent. This was one of my most anticipated films of the year and I wish I could've liked it more.


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