Ari Aster and “Womanhood”

Abby Jaquint
3 min readDec 27, 2019

A mini-essay.

Photo from Midsommar (2019)

I will say three things: I loved Midsommar, I loved Hereditary, and Ari Aster should not be seen as some all-powerful feminist icon.

I think people (specifically film Tumblr) like to paint this picture that Ari Aster is this great, understanding feminist that fully understands the experience of womanhood and anger.

Abby Jaquint

Novelist/student. 22 years old. I write about writing and mental health. Check me out on Amazon or Barnes and Noble!