Hereditary is being touted as one of the scariest movies this year. The trailer was revealed yesterday by A24 productions and will surely give you hibbie-jibbies. The movie received a lot of accolades during its premiere at Sundance Film Festival. It scared the hell out of the audience and critics are already praising it for its exceptional psychological story.
Ari Aster’s directorial debut has shocking scenes starring Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff, and Milly Shapiro as a family haunted by their past. The trailer is enough to give you scares and mess with your mind.
The story revolves around the family who is dealing with the grief after the death of a grandmother. The family starts getting some disturbing signals, and then things take a terrible turn. As they go deeper to unravel the mystery they come across the fact that it’s their creepy dead grandmother. Or something else who is more powerful is involved?
The trailer has gruesome and spine-chilling imagery which can leave you scared at any time of the day. One of the significant worry points for all the horror genre fans is that most of the trailers give away the complete plot. However, in this case, it’s opposite as it only confuses and not even a single gist of the story is given out.
The fans were skeptical about the movie as critics earlier praised films like The Witch, and It Comes At Night, however, both of the movies were a let down from the horror perspective. As it didn’t have enough & great scares that leave you horrified. In the Hereditary trailer itself, many scenes can give you a shock and play with your mind in the weirdest ways. The movie is filled with the scary elements namely a bizarre granddaughter, headless crows, ants, creepy dollhouse and burning people which can give you many sleepless nights.
The studio has done a pretty decent job of crisply editing the trailer that it makes you eager to learn more about the plot. After going through the 2-minute clip which was revealed, we can say that Ari Aster pretty well knows how to infuse fear in the minds. Now, we have to wait until June 28th and watch whether the movie is as good as the trailer.
Hereditary Cast and Official Synopsis
Cast - Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff, and Milly Shapiro Synopsis - 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. Source -IMDB