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Midsommar – Out now on Showmax

American tourists find themselves in a rural Swedish town during a midsummer festival, which quickly turns into a violent and bizarre cult ceremony.

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In Midsommar, a troubled couple travels to a rural Swedish town’s fabled midsummer festival, but what begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

Oscar nominee Florence Pugh (Little WomenBlack Widow) stars alongside the likes of Sundance Special Jury Prize winner Jack Reynor (What Richard DidStrange Angel) and Emmy nominee William Jackson Harper (The Underground RailroadThe Good Place). 

Written and directed by multi-award-winning director Ari Aster (Hereditary), Midsommar won five 2020 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards, including Best Wide-Release Film, and 21 other accolades around the world.  “If you’re looking for the scariest movie ever shot in blinding sunlight, the raw and riveting Midsommar is it,” says Rolling Stone

Midsommar has an 83% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes, where the critics consensus says, “Ambitious, impressively crafted, and above all unsettling, Midsommar further proves writer-director Ari Aster is a horror auteur to be reckoned with.”

Watch Midsommar on Showmax here.

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