Midsommar β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…Β½

🧑 = Technical Merit (Direction | Cinematography | Editing | Production Design & Art Direction | Make-up, Costumes & Visual Effects)

🧑 = Artistic Vision (Mood & Atmosphere | Symbolism & Metaphor | Complexity)

🧑 = Personal Affect (Emotional Response & Resonance | Influence or Change in Perspective | Message Poignancy)


In the same way that Aster inverts the notion of "family" in his debut feature Hereditary-- warping it from a source of comfort and support into an agent of stress and outright terror, he turns the fully daylit, explosively colorful, bright palette of Midsommar into an oppressive, inescapable tormentor.

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