#118 - Midsommar (2)
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and customs – the very fabric of their community – centres around femininity. It is matriarchal in nature, in that it is led by a woman, who determines the direction of the group in a way that further favours womanhood. There is violence, but the community is calm, happy, and fulfilled. Their homestead is bathed in light and colour in a way that stands in jarring contrast with the majority of the horror genre. This lends itself to the fact that, while the community seems mysterious to the Americans at first, there is no hiding from the reality of The Harga – everything happens in broad daylight, with neither shame nor apology.

The faith system on display here incorporates the notable Pagan elements of connection between Goddess (or woman), Earth, and transformation. Women determine the fate of t...

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