R | | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.
Luca Guadagnino (who was originally attached to the project as a producer), was announced at the Sept. '15 Venice Film Festival to direct, and was planning to bring the entire cast of his film A Bigger Splash (2015) for Suspiria (2018), but only Tilda Swinton and Dakota Johnson returned for this movie.
Why don't you try speaking to me like you love me? Hm? For a change?
At the end of the ritual scene, one of the deceased dancers on the left side of the screen clearly has their head showing, but in the next shot it's edited out again.
Just before the credits end, Susie reappears and makes a small gesture to the camera.
English, German, French
€421,216 (Italy) (6 January 2018)
$2,474,044 (USA) (16 December 2018)