26 Hidden Scenes in Midsommar

Following is our collection of Midsommar facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Midsommar film message.

After Dani wins the dance contest you can see her sisters face in the trees with the exhaust hose taped to her mouth.
After Dani wins the dance contest you can see her sisters face in the trees with the exhaust hose taped to her mouth.

Dani's clothes are all ill-fitting and baggy. The first outfit she fits into is the dress the village makes for her, showing that she fits in there better than elsewhere.

Midsommar Movie Trivia Facts

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. When introducing his sister Peele says "This is my sister Dagny. Born on the same exact week as me". People in the community have to reach the age of 72 to take their lives away so Peele will most likely end his life along with his sister.

Midsommar Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • There is a painting hanging in Dani's apartment of a little girl wearing a crown and kissing a massive bear (explanation in comments).

Midsommar Hidden Facts

1 - Christian's drink is orange, while everyone else's is yellow. Red+yellow=orange
Christian's drink is orange, while everyone else's is yellow. Red+yellow=orange
1 - Pelle gifts Dani with a sketched portrait and tells her it's something he only does for birthdays. Later in the film, Pelle can be seen sketching a portrait of Dani as the May Queen--signifying that on this day she was reborn into a new family.
Pelle gifts Dani with a sketched portrait and tells her it's something he only does for birthdays. Later in the film, Pelle can be seen sketching a portrait of Dani as the May Queen--signifying that on this day she was reborn into a new family.
1 - A camera dolly track was mistakenly present in the final cut of the film.
A camera dolly track was mistakenly present in the final cut of the film.

The gang passes a road banner reading "Stop the mass immigration to Helsingland, vote for a free North this autumn" which goes in tune with the H?rga people's ways

1 - After Dani wins the dance contest, you can see her sister's face in the trees with the exhaust hose taped to her mouth
After Dani wins the dance contest, you can see her sister's face in the trees with the exhaust hose taped to her mouth
1 - Ari Aster's Midsommar is filled with little hints at what happens in the finale. This is just one of them.
Ari Aster's Midsommar is filled with little hints at what happens in the finale. This is just one of them.

- Mark displays an extreme phobia of ticks, which is based on Ari Aster's real-life fear of bugs and illness. Like Mark, Aster wore two pairs of socks over his jeans to ensure he would not receive bug bites.

1 - Is filled with some amazing foreshadowing makes rewatching it extremely rewarding.
Is filled with some amazing foreshadowing makes rewatching it extremely rewarding.

Pelle's empathy-inducing story with Dani has a twisted double-meaning

1 - The opening frame with the tapestry depicts the entire layout of the story.
The opening frame with the tapestry depicts the entire layout of the story.
1 - You can see a picture of Dani on her parents' nightstand. The vase with flowers behind the portrait foreshadows Dani being crowned as May Queen later in the movie.
You can see a picture of Dani on her parents' nightstand. The vase with flowers behind the portrait foreshadows Dani being crowned as May Queen later in the movie.
1 - Christians pie is specifically marked with a leave underneath to make sure he gets the right one.
Christians pie is specifically marked with a leave underneath to make sure he gets the right one.
1 - Some serious foreshadowing at the feast table.
Some serious foreshadowing at the feast table.
1 - You can clearly see the MC's sister killing herself in the trees, the tube that funneled car exhaust into her mouth is the yellow shrub in the back which leads up and into a face in the trees.
You can clearly see the MC's sister killing herself in the trees, the tube that funneled car exhaust into her mouth is the yellow shrub in the back which leads up and into a face in the trees.
1 - Christian's breakfast pie is marked with a leaf (because it is made with pubic hair specifically for him) and his drink is slightly redder (due to the blood added to it as part of the love ritual he doesn't know about).
Christian's breakfast pie is marked with a leaf (because it is made with pubic hair specifically for him) and his drink is slightly redder (due to the blood added to it as part of the love ritual he doesn't know about).
1 - [2019] when Dani is sleeping at Christians house, a painting on the wall foreshadows their fate. A little girl wearing a crown and a bear. Hinting at Dani becoming a May Queen and Christian as the guy going to be sacrificed in the bear skin.
[2019] when Dani is sleeping at Christians house, a painting on the wall foreshadows their fate. A little girl wearing a crown and a bear. Hinting at Dani becoming a May Queen and Christian as the guy going to be sacrificed in the bear skin.

During the may queen dance, you can clearly see the other girl dance look and shoulder check the other one left intentionally to crown Dani the may queen

1 - It appears that everyone is bowing to Dani because she isn't familiar with the tradition, but also because she goes on to become the May Queen
It appears that everyone is bowing to Dani because she isn't familiar with the tradition, but also because she goes on to become the May Queen
1 - The mural in the opening tells the whole plot of the movie.
The mural in the opening tells the whole plot of the movie.
1 - There's a painting of a girl wearing a crown with a bear in Dani's house, thus forecasting the future events.
There's a painting of a girl wearing a crown with a bear in Dani's house, thus forecasting the future events.
1 - Pelle tells Christian "Don't forget about all the Swedish women you can impregnate in June." This is foreshadowing Christian later taking the virginity of young Maja at the mid-summer festival in Sweden.
Pelle tells Christian "Don't forget about all the Swedish women you can impregnate in June." This is foreshadowing Christian later taking the virginity of young Maja at the mid-summer festival in Sweden.
Midsommar poster
Midsommar poster

Midsommar Plot

A couple travels to Sweden to visit a rural hometown's fabled mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Midsommar. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Director Ari Aster
Production A24
Stars Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Vilhelm Blomgren, William Jackson Harper
IMDB score 7.1