Mother!

Mother! (stylized as mother!)[3] is a 2017 American psychological horror film written and directed by Darren Aronofsky, and starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer, Domhnall Gleeson, Brian Gleeson, and Kristen Wiig. It follows a young woman whose tranquil life with her husband at their country home is disrupted by the arrival of a mysterious couple.

Mother!
Theatrical release poster
Directed byDarren Aronofsky
Written byDarren Aronofsky
Produced by
Starring
CinematographyMatthew Libatique
Edited byAndrew Weisblum
Production
company
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release dates
  • September 5, 2017 (2017-09-05) (Venice)
  • September 15, 2017 (2017-09-15) (United States)
Running time
121 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$30 million[2]
Box office$44.5 million[2]

It was selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 74th Venice International Film Festival, and premiered there on September 5, 2017.[4] It was released in the United States on September 15, 2017, by Paramount Pictures, and grossed $44 million worldwide against its $30 million budget. Although it received generally positive reviews, its biblical allegories and depiction of violence sparked controversy.


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