Before the new horror movie "Midsummer" creeps you out, it first tries to confuse you.
In this scene, having arrived in rural areas, the protagonist Dani (Florence Pugh) has agreed to take mushrooms under pressure from her boyfriend friends. She recently suffered the kind of trauma that probably (definitely) will not be soothed by hallucinogens.
With the sequence, the author and director Ari Aster wanted to put the audience into the changing point of view of a sign of mushrooms. In the story, he discusses how he and his visual effects team have achieved the scene's moments of curvature, morphing and disorientation.
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