Hollywood Weekly September - Asia 2017

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A couple’s relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. From filmmaker Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, Requiem for a Dream), mother! stars Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer in this riveting psychological thrille… MORE

Release date: September 15, 2017 (USA) Director: Darren Aronofsky Screenplay: Darren Aronofsky Cinematography: Matthew Libatique Music composed by: Jóhann Jóhannsson, Clint Mansell

Oh, “Mother!” It’s not your father’s horror film.



visceral psychological thriller, Darren Aronofsky’s Mother! leaves you logically untethered, uniting metaphor and allegory in film that, some say, reinvents the horror genre.

Set in a remote house rebuilt after a fire, Mother! begins with a once famous writer, known simply as Him (Javier Bardem) and his wife, Mother (Jennifer Lawrence) who dutifully works to remodel their home. One night, an unexpected visitor arrives. Known as only as Man (Ed Harris), he charms his way into staying the night, stroking Him’s ego by saying he’s a big fan. Next to arrive is Woman (Michelle Pfeiffer), an acerbic interloper with