Suspiria

Release Date: October 26th, 2018

R |2 hr 32 min

Plot Summary

Young American dancer Susie Bannion arrives in 1970s Berlin to audition for the world-renowned Helena Markos Dance Co. When she vaults to the role of lead dancer, the woman she replaces breaks down and accuses the company's female directors of witchcraft. Meanwhile, an inquisitive psychotherapist and a member of the troupe uncover dark and sinister secrets as they probe the depths of the studio's hidden underground chambers.

Cast: Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth, Angela Winkler, Ingrid Caven, Elena Fokina, Sylvie Testud, Renée Soutendijk

Director: Luca Guadagnino

Genres: Horror , Thriller

Production Co: Muskat Filmed Properties, Mythology Entertainment, Amazon Studios

Keywords: Doctor , Rivalry , 2010s , Dark , Mystery , Transformation ,

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Britt HayesScreenCrush

    It is impossible to discuss the rapturous, experiential masterpiece that is Guadagnino’s Suspiria without dedicating this much space to its thematic density. It’s not a film one considers, but excavates, continually finding additional symbols and meaning within the deceptively simple setting. show more

  • 20
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The whole thing devolves into such highfalutin silliness that it’s impossible to care what happens to whom. In Mr. Guadagnino’s previous film, “Call Me By Your Name,” the tone was romantic, and sustained to the very end. In Suspiria, style stomps fun into submission. show more

  • 80
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Suffice to say, Suspiria tries to do much, culminating in a finale that’s almost laughably over-the-top. But the passion of Guadagnino’s messy vision — the swirl of emotions he conjures on this grand canvas — has a forcefulness that mostly transcends its sizable flaws. show more

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