Who doesn’t love summer vacation in the sunshine? Maybe the strange commune you’re staying with gets a little murder-y when you sneak a peek at their sacred text, but who doesn’t? Nothing to worry about here! We’re talking about Midsommar, the 2019 film about trauma, Swedish folk traditions, and the horrors of white supremacy!
Warnings: This discussion contains mentions of a number of things that may be distressing to listeners, including suicide, emotional abuse, drug abuse and use, and rape. All of this discussion pertains to the film.
Some Sources You Might Find Interesting:
Folk Horror -a cinematic history by Peter Raagaard
Midsommar: Thing Theory by Robert Spadoni
Midsommar’s Audiovisual Tricks by Spikima Movies
The Satanic Death-cult Is Real by Sophie Lewis
How Midsommar Brainwashes You by Acolytes of Horror