Excerpt: Non è un caso allora che Aster abbia dichiarato che la storia di Hereditary gli sia stata suggerita dalle difficoltà e dalle traversie, affrontate dalla sua famiglia, nel corso di un periodo lungo tre anni. Nell’horror il regista ha trovato il modo di esorcizzarle, sublimandole in un racconto ancestrale e misterioso.
Excerpt: I wouldn’t go as far as to say that I loved Hereditary, but I had a really great time with it. It’s a smart and artfully constructed horror film, yet surprisingly fun in its approach with a number of awesome scares, a killer atmosphere, and nifty stylistic flourishes
Excerpt: Writer-director Ari Aster makes his feature-length directorial debut in Hereditary, an exceptionally masterful horror film demonstrating Aster as a highly promising talent. Starring Toni Collette in arguably the greatest performance of her career, the story of a family teetering on the brink of insanity after a tragic loss is ultimately a drama at heart immersed in a palpably-thick atmosphere of apprehension and dread that slowly unfolds to a spine-chilling conclusion.
Excerpt: Much of the credit for the film’s success goes to Toni Collette in a portrayal that is certain to remain among the very best of the year. She is a mother shaken to her very core by the events around her.
Excerpt: After a seven-year career as a short filmmaker, Ari Aster has made the transition to features with this chilling and unexpected horror gem. “Hereditary” is the story of a mother dealing with grief over the death of her own mother while her family struggles with her increasing paranoia.