Ari Aster: Life Story, Bio and Facts

Who is Ari Aster?

Ari Aster is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for his horror films, including "Hereditary" (2018) and "Midsommar" (2019). Aster was born in New York City and studied at the American Film Institute Conservatory.

Aster made his feature film debut with "Hereditary", which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and received critical acclaim for its disturbing and psychological horror. His follow-up film "Midsommar" premiered at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and also received positive reviews for its unique take on the horror genre.


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In addition to his horror films, Aster has also directed a number of short films and commercials. He is known for his distinctive visual style, as well as his ability to create a sense of unease and tension in his work.

Aster continues to be active in the film industry, and his next project is called "Disappointment Blvd". Which is a drama film, with a release date not yet announced.

Ari Aster Fast Facts

* Ari Aster is an American film director, writer and producer, born in 1984.
* He is known for directing and writing horror films such as "Hereditary" (2018) and "Midsommar" (2019).
* "Hereditary" was his debut feature film, it premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival to critical acclaim and it grossed over $79 million worldwide.
* "Midsommar" premiered at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and received positive reviews from critics.
* Aster's films are known for their psychological horror and for exploring themes such as grief, family dynamics, and the occult.
* He is also known for his attention to detail in the visual and sound design of his films.
* Aster graduated from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, where he studied film and television.
* His debut short film "The Strange Thing About the Johnsons" (2011) was a festival favorite, it was shown in over 30 festivals around the world.
* Aster's work has been compared to that of Stanley Kubrick, Ingmar Bergman, and Lars von Trier.
* As of 2021, Ari Aster has directed and written two feature films, but he has a reputation for being a meticulous filmmaker, and it is expected that his future projects will be highly anticipated.

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