Mother! is an American psychological horror film. The film was directed and written by Darren Aronofsky. It stars Jennifer Lawrence, Ed Harris, Javier Bardem, Michelle Pfeiffer, Domhnall Gleeson, Brian Gleeson, Kristen Wiig, Jovan Adepo, Stephen McHattie, Amanda Warren, Laurence Leboeuf, Emily Hampshire. The story follows a young woman whose peaceful life with her at their country home is disturbed when a mysterious couple arrives. On September 5, 2017, the film premiered at 74th Venice International Film Festival and was released in the U.S on September 15, 2017, by Paramount Pictures. It grossed $44 million worldwide and received positive reviews from critics.
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In 2014, Aronofsky began working on a children’s film, and during this process, he came up with new ideas and wrote the script of the movie in 5 days. A dream-logic narrative was used in the film. By October 2015, Jennifer Lawrence and by January 2016 and Javier Bardem were in discussion to join the film. In March 2016, it was announced Kristen Wiig joined the cast. By April 2016, Domhnall Gleeson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ed Harris, Brian Gleeson join the cast.
On June 13, 2016, the film’s shooting began and ended on August 28, 2016. The cast researched for three months before the start of Principal Photography. Originally the score was composed by Jóhann Jóhannsson, but later his work merged with the sound design of Craig Henighan.
According to the film director, the exclamation mark in the title of the film reflects the spirit of the film.
The film was initially scheduled to be released on October 13, 2017, but was moved to September 15. It premiered in London on September 6, 2017. The film screen in both the 74th Venice International Film Festival and the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. The 1st trailer was released on August 7, 2017. On December 5, 2017, the film was released digitally.
- Awards Circuit Community Awards – Honorable Mentions
- Dorian Awards – Campy Flick of the Year
- Fright Meter Awards – Best Editing
- Golden Schmoes Awards – Trippiest Movie of the Year
- International Online Cinema Awards – Best Sound Mixing
- New Mexico Film Critics Association – Best Actress