WHO’S IN IT?
Toni Collette (Little Miss Sunshine), Alex Wolff (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle), Milly Shapiro (film debut), Gabriel Byrne (The Usual Suspects), Ann Dowd (Compliance), Mallory Bechtel (film debut), Zachary Arthur (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Ari Aster (film debut), director, writer; Kevin Scott Frakes (American Ultra) and Lars Knudsen (The Witch), producers; Colin Stetson (The Washington Snipers), composer; Pawel Pogorzelski (The Forgotten Ones), cinematographer; Lucian Johnston (film debut) and Jennifer Lame (Manchester by the Sea), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
After her elderly mother passes away, Annie (Collette) begins to uncover some dark and disturbing secrets about her family’s ancestry, which begin to affect her, her husband Steve (Byrne), and their teenage children Peter (Wolff) and Charlie (Shapiro) in terrifying ways…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Since first making headlines at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, Hereditary has zoomed right to the top of horror fans’ most anticipated films to see, and if it plays its cards right could very well turn out to be as successful with critics and audiences as Get Out was last year.