The movie is an American horror film directed and written by Ari Aster as his featured directorial debut movie.
The Cast Lists
Toni Collette played as Annie Graham, the miniaturist artist.
Ann Dowd played as Joan, the support group member that befriends Annie.
Milly Shapiro played as Charlie Graham, Steve’s and Annie’s daughter who is 13 years old.
Ellen Taper Leigh played as Annie’s mother.
Alex Wolff played as Peter Graham, Steve’s and Annie’s son who is 16 years old.
Gabriel Byrne played as Steve Graham, the psychiatrist husband of Annie.
Mallory Bechtel played as Bridget, the love interest and schoolmate of Peter.
The Story Line
Annie Graham is one miniatures artist that stays in Utah with the husband, Steve, Peter, who is 16, and Charlie, the 13 years old daughter. When at the memorial service of her guarded mother, Ellen Leigh, Mrs. Graham delivered the eulogy explaining their burdened relationship and the mother’s extreme private life. After a week, Steve was informed that the grave of Ellen has been desecrated, and Annie thought she saw a ghoul of Ellen inside her workshop. In a support team for the bereaved family, Annie reveals that other members of the family suffered from some mental illness that became the reason for their deaths.
To be in the party, Peter lied that he is attending the school event, and then Annie obliged him to bring Charlie with him. Not supervised, Charlie ate the cake that had nuts, where she has an allergy, and fell into anaphylactic shock. When Peter drives her into the hospital, Charlie then leans out of the window for some air. Peter swing over to shun from the deceased deer and Charlie was decapitated by the telephone pole. Still in shock, Peter drives home silently and left his sister’s corpse inside the car so that their mother can discover the body the following morning. The family mourned following Charlie’s funeral, increasing the tensions between Peter and Annie. Peter is beset by Charlie’s appearance around their house.
Annie was looked after by the support group member named as Joan. Annie told her that she is sleepwalking and recounted an incident wherein she awaken in the bedroom of Peter’s and find herself, Charlie and Peter to be covered with paint thinner with the lit match within her hand. Joan edifies Annie to perform the séance to talk to Charlie.
Annie then wakes from her nightmare and convinced her family to try the séance. Objections started to stir and break, horrifying Peter, and Charlie apparently possessed Annie by Steve soak her with water. Annie suspected that the spirit of Charlie has become spiteful. She throws the sketchbook of Charlie into the fireplace, however, her sleeves also started to burn, demonstrating that she is associated with it. She retrieved it and goes to Joan’s apartment to have some advice, but Joan was nowhere to be located.
The Writers View
In lots of ways, Hereditary was the horror movie that has been edgily waiting to see in so many years. It can be felt here that the modern horror had lost its crag on how to create a movie that is really unsettling in the manner the best classic horror movies are. However, Hereditary have all the excellence and praises a really good film has. Hereditary is not really a masterpiece, but, it was very much devoted in and riveted throughout the span of the movie, where there were some visible pacing issues. The viewers can feel the conflict because of the occasional nagging scenes where things could have been squeeze more just a tad with no need to lose the effect. The scary scenes in the film are often more of the traditional terrifying moments. The movie is a another must watch a film by horror movie fanatics.