Hereditary

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited. Making his feature debut, writer-director Ari Aster unleashes a nightmare vision of a domestic breakdown that exhibits the craft and precision of a nascent auteur, transforming a familial tragedy into something ominous and deeply disquieting, and pushing the horror movie into chilling new terrain with its shattering portrait of heritage gone to hell.

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Credits

Director:

Ari Aster

Producer:

Kevin Frakes

Screenwriter:

Ari Aster

Cinematographer:

Pawel Pogorzelski

Editor:

Jennifer Lame

Production Designer:

Grace Yun

Sound Designer:

Steve Laneri

Principal Cast:

Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Ann Dowd, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro

Additional Credits:

Costume Designer: Olga Mill

Contact

Distributor:

A24

Publicity Contact:

Ryan Fons
ryan@fonspr.com
323-445-4763

Details

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Year:

2018

Genre:

Horror

Screening Section:

Midnighters

Screening Category:

Narrative Feature

Country:

United States

Language:

English

Runtime:

123:00 mins