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The Ending Of ‘Midsommar’ Explained | Pop Culture Decoded
Everyone is talking about “Midsommar,” the folk horror masterpiece from writer-director Ari Aster. We review all of the clues, hidden meanings, and foreshadowing in the film — and explain how they’re all connected to that disturbing ending. Warning: Spoilers lie ahead. “Midsommar” follows a young couple Dani (Florence Pugh) and Christian (Jack Reynor) and their friends Mark, Josh, and Pelle (Will Poulter, William Jackson Harper, Vilhelm Blomgren) as they travel to an isolated Swedish village for a special festival that only occurs every 90 days. When the cultural festivities take a dark turn, the group’s visit to Sweden devolves into a nightmare in broad daylight — and the frays in Dani and Christian’s relationship soon become all too evident. “Midsommar” marks the sophomore effort from Ari Aster, the mastermind behind 2018’s “Hereditary.” Much like “Hereditary,” which was Aster’s first-ever feature, “Midsommar” features mysterious symbolism, unsettling imagery, and a very confusing ending. So what does it all mean? We analyze the references and inspirations behind “Midsommar” and dissect the possible political message behind the movie’s ending. We explain which ceremonies in the film are pure cultish nightmare — and which ones are based in the real-life Scandinavian traditions around Midsummer. And finally, we tie it all together: the bear, the suspicious meals, Norse folklore, Viking rituals, Nordic runes, and how the drawings on the walls predict some of the film’s most bizarre scenes — and its most gruesome murders. MORE POP CULTURE DECODED CONTENT: 11 Details In The Final Trailer For 'Stranger Things 3' You Might Have Missed | Pop Culture Decoded https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFdwD... Everything You Missed In The Trailer For 'It: Chapter Two' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3f0c... 33 Easter Eggs And Details You Missed In 'Toy Story 4' | Pop Culture Decoded https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBEWB... ------------------------------------------------------ #Midsommar #Movies #INSIDER INSIDER is great journalism about what passionate people actually want to know. That’s everything from news to food, celebrity to science, politics to sports and all the rest. It’s smart. It’s fearless. It’s fun. We push the boundaries of digital storytelling. Our mission is to inform and inspire. Subscribe to our channel and visit us at: https://www.insider.com INSIDER on Facebook: https://insder.co/2NyYczE INSIDER on Instagram: https://insder.co/2K8WGS0 INSIDER on Twitter: https://insder.co/2xyN5wE INSIDER on Snapchat: https://insder.co/2KJLtVo INSIDER on Amazon Prime: https://insder.co/PrimeVideo INSIDER on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@insider INSIDER on Dailymotion: https://insder.co/2vmKnZv The Ending Of ‘Midsommar’ Explained | Pop Culture Decoded
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