Suspiria is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by Italian filmmaker and co-producer Luca Guadagnino from a screenplay by David Kajganich. It stars Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, and Mia Goth. Jessica Harper makes a cameo appearance.
Susie Bannion, a young American woman, travels to the prestigious Markos Tanz dance company in Berlin in the year 1977. She arrives just as one of the company’s members, Patricia, has disappeared under mysterious circumstances.
As Susie makes extraordinary progress under the guidance of Madame Blanc, the company’s revolutionary artistic director, she befriends another dancer, Sara, who shares her suspicions that the matrons, and the company itself, may be harboring a dark and menacing secret…
The film is a remake of the 1977 Italian film directed by Dario Argento from a script co-written with Daria Nicolodi. Suspiria is a Latin word meaning “sighs.”
Thom Yorke of British rock band Radiohead composed the film’s soundtrack score.
Amazon Studios acquired the worldwide distribution rights and financed the production. It was produced by Frenesy Film Company, Mythology Entertainment, First Sun Films, and Memo Films.
The co-producers are Luca Guadagnino, Brad Fischer, Kajganich, Francesco Melzi d’Eril, Marco Morabito, Gabriele Moratti, William Sherak, and Silvia Venturini Fendi.
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