This post contains spoilers for Midsommar.
While Midsommar is really a freak buffet of gloriously unsettling moments, the essential insane scene arrives close to the end, whenever Christian (a fearless Jack Reynor) submits himself up to a ritualistic sexual ceremony with Maja (Isabelle Grill), a woman whom magicked him into dropping in deep love with her. It really is, also by writer-director Ari Aster’s standards, a breathtakingly crazy scene.
Christian, who’s invested the moments prior to this ceremony tripping for an herbaceous, psychoactive drink, stumbles their means in to the space. Maja will there be looking forward to him, completely nude, enclosed by nude ladies through the commune. She’s spent the previous couple of days attempting to make Christian fall in love with her with all sorts of crazy tricks (including, however restricted to, cooking a cake along with her pubic hairs with it, which A christian that is unsuspecting later). Continue reading