Midsommar

Midsommar

9:30pm - Thursday, Aug 22, 2019

From the visionary mind of Ari Aster (HEREDITARY) comes a dread-soaked cinematic fairytale, where a world of darkness unfolds in broad daylight.

Dani and Christian are a young American couple with a relationship on the brink of falling apart. But after a family tragedy keeps them together, a grieving Dani invites herself to join Christian and his friends on a trip to a once-in-a-lifetime midsummer festival in a remote Swedish village. What begins as a carefree summer holiday in a land of eternal sunlight takes a sinister turn when the insular villagers invite their guests to partake in festivities that render the pastoral paradise increasingly unnerving and viscerally disturbing. With Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor.

“‘Midsommar’ is a dark horror (though shot in bright sunlight), full of disturbing images that will follow you home and possibly inhabit your nightmares.” (The National Post)

“‘Midsommar’ isn’t just a great horror movie… It is also one of the best movies ever made about living with mental illness.” (Salon.com)

Thursday, August 22
Doors 9:00 pm | Movie 9:30 pm
Advance tickets $10.50 | $12.50 at the door

*Minors permitted in the balcony. (Please note this film is rated 18A for graphic violence and drug use.) Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main floor seating.
**Rio Theatre Groupons and passes OK! Please redeem at the door.

MIDSOMMAR (Ari Aster, 2019 / 147 mins / 18A) A young couple travels to Sweden to visit their friend’s rural hometown and attend its mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly descends into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

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