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'Midsommar' Director Reveals 30 Minutes of Extra Footage Will Be Added for Director's Cut

'Midsommar' Director Reveals 30 Minutes of Extra Footage Will Be Added for Director's Cut

Ari Aster, the breakout director of the horror film Midsommar, has revealed that a director’s cut for the movie will include 30 minutes of additional footage.

The filmmaker opened up about the movie during a Reddit AMA.

“Working on extended cut now. Won’t be 1 hr 20 mins longer, but will be at least 30 mins longer,” he revealed.

Ari also said the movie originally had an NC-17 rating. “Yes, we had an NC-17 for 6 weeks. Lots of back-and-forth with them,” he said.

Midsommar, starring Florence Pugh and Jack Reynor, has grossed $14 million so far at the domestic box office after eight days in theaters.

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