The Invitation

Synopsis: Will and Eden were once a loving couple. After a tragedy took their son, Eden disappeared. Two years later, out of the blue, she returns with a new husband... and as a different person, eerily changed and eager to reunite with her ex and those she left behind. Over the course of a dinner party in the house that was once his, the haunted Will is gripped by mounting evidence that Eden and her new friends have a mysterious and terrifying agenda. But can we trust Will's hold on reality? Or will he be the unwitting catalyst of the doom he senses?
Director(s): Karyn Kusama
Production: Drafthouse Films
  4 wins & 14 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.7
Metacritic:
74
Rotten Tomatoes:
88%
NOT RATED
Year:
2015
100 min
$231,703
350 Views


Will.

Will.

Hey. I asked

if you were okay.

Sorry.

You know, we don't

have to do this.

We can just go home.

I'll be fine.

God, this thing is so...

Thick...

Official.

Maybe they're overcompensating.

It's kind of hard

to call everybody up

out of the blue after two years.

Nobody's seen her?

I ran into her and David

at a supermarket,

and a little bit after that,

I heard they disappeared.

And they met in the grief group?

Mm-hmm, while we

were still married.

Yeah, I guess you could have

put odds on our divorce.

No, people

don't think like that.

Yes, they do.

No, they don't.

Yes, they...

Oh, my god.

Jesus.

What was that?

A coyote, I think.

Just stay here.

Oh, man.

You should go back in the car.

Okay, okay.

Oh, my god.

Jesus.

This was your house?

A lot of money in Eden's family.

Wasn't ever mine.

Come on, Ty.

Dinner's ready.

Hey, you're here.

Fucking a.

I win, see? Hi!

Was there a betting pool?

Uh, for entertainment

purposes only.

- Hey.

- Hey, buddy.

I am Gina.

We met at their...

- Yes.

- Nice to see you.

- Good to see you.

- God, Kira,

you look so fucking

hot right now.

Will you bear a child for

us, like, right now?

We're not kidding.

And, you, I see

you've almost shed

that dirty dishrag look

that's so concerning.

What? I have

a dirty dishrag look?

Mm, less so now.

- It's just...

- What? Come on.

He did look like a dishrag.

How are you?

Eh...

Is this Kira?

- That's me.

- Hi. I'm Claire.

Hi. Nice to meet you.

Nice to meet you, too.

Hey, will, I'm Ben.

Remember me?

We drove a thriving business

into the ground together.

Never thrived.

It was thriving

like a motherfucker

for three months,

and you know it.

Hey, wait.

Where's CHOI?

Late as usual, and I can't get

any reception up here either.

Is Eden and, uh...

I'm here.

Oh.

Let me look at you, will.

Mm, I missed you.

You, too.

House doesn't look

very different, does it?

No, not... not really.

Well, we're glad you're here.

Oh.

You're a mess.

And you must be Kira.

Hi.

Thank you for having me.

Will, you remember David.

Of course. Sure.

Will, come here.

Hey.

I'm so glad you're here.

I'm really glad, man.

Hey, how... how are you?

Oh, I'm brilliant.

I mean, we've got

a lot to talk about,

so much to celebrate tonight.

Kira.

Yes.

Ah.

Oh. Okay.

Beautiful.

What can I get you to drink?

No, i-I'm good.

Uh, I'd go with the wine.

It's an '85 Rothschild.

Are you shitting me?

Uh, okay, what does that mean?

Oh, will, you're adorable.

It's, like, $8 million

a bottle, Cro-mag.

Well, this night is special.

We shouldn't save these things.

We shouldn't put off enjoying...

What we have.

You sure?

I'm good.

Yes. Thank you.

Well, since everybody's here...

Except CHOI.

Oh, fucking CHOI, man.

- Fucking CHOI.

- All right.

Except CHOI, but, you know,

I guess we'll just have

to start without him.

Um, first of all,

welcome to our

little reunion of sorts.

You guys are all

very special to Eden,

which... which means

you're very special to me,

and we really missed you,

and we love you.

You know, each and every one

of us is on a journey,

and we feel that it's important

to be on that journey

with the people you love,

and it's something we really,

really have good here.

We want to open up

the house again,

give it and us

a new start, so...

Let's raise this ridiculously

expensive glass of wine

to new beginnings.

Yeah.

- To new beginnings.

- Cheers.

- Cheers.

- Salud.

Hey! Save a glass for me.

This is Sadie.

Sadie, meet my friends.

Hey.

- Hey.

- Hi.

So, um...

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