Scary Movies XII, the 12th edition of “New York City’s top horror festival”, is taking place between August 16th and 21st. One of the highlights will be a director’s cut of Ari Aster’s Midsommar. The cut is said to clock in at over 3 hours long and Aster will be on hand to participate in a Q&A following the screening.
The director’s cut of Midsommar will screen on Saturday, August 17th at 6:45 PM. To learn more and see what other films are screening during Scary Movies XII, visit the event’s official website, HERE.
“Scary Movies is excited to premiere the official, nearly three-hour director’s cut of the acclaimed sophomore feature from Ari Aster (Hereditary) in a special Saturday night screening. American grad student Dani (Florence Pugh), grieving after a shocking loss, accompanies her boyfriend and his buddies on their vacation to a tight-knit farming commune in the sunny Swedish countryside. They’ve timed their trip to participate in an extravagant nine-day festival celebrating the summer solstice, with hallucinogenic drugs in abundance and a Nordic sun that hardly seems to set, but things quickly take a dark turn in this singular, unflinching, utterly contemporary entry in the fish-out-of-water folk-horror canon. An A24 release.”
Have you seen Midsommar? Are you interested in checking out the Ari Aster’s director’s cut at Scary Movies XII next month? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! You can also carry on the convo with me personally on Twitter @josh_millican.