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 .Midsommar is a folk horror film written and directed by Ari Aster and starring Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, William Jackson Harper, Vilhelm Blomgren, and Will Poulter..Florence Pugh and Vilhelm Blomgren in Midsommar Ari Aster in Midsommar Will Poulter at an event for Midsommar Florence Pugh at an .Ambitious, impressively crafted, and above all unsettling, Midsommar further proves writer director Ari Aster is a horror auteur to be reckoned .Midsommar. likes talking about this. A presents MIDSOMMAR From Ari Aster, director of HEREDITARY. Now Playing!.MIDSOMMAR will do for Swedish pagan solstice rituals what Psycho did for showers. a psychedelic fairy tale about ridding oneself of fear and pain absolutely .Either way, as with Hereditary, Midsommar feels like a highly considered piece of storytelling beneath the craziness technically precise, .