Bandersnatch is a 2018 interactive film directed by David Slade.

Official trailers

Netflix on Thursday, December 27, 2018 released the trailer:
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch | Official Trailer | Netflix.

Story intro

Bandersnatch is presented as an interactive film. A brief tutorial, specific to the device being streamed on, explains to the viewer how to make choices. They have ten seconds to make choices, or a default decision is made. Once a playthrough ends, the viewer is given an option of going back and making a different choice. The average viewing is 90 minutes, though the quickest path ends after 40 minutes. There are 150 minutes of unique footage divided into 250 segments. IGN reports that according to Netflix, there are five "main" endings, with variants within each ending; such endings may be intercut with credits, similar to other Black Mirror episodes. Producer Russell McLean said there are between ten and twelve endings, some of which are more vague as endings compared to others, and according to director David Slade, there are a few "golden eggs" endings that may take a long time before viewers figure out how to achieve them. No ending is considered "prescribed" over any other, according to executive producers Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones, particularly as they felt some endings were not truly endings in the traditional sense. In most cases, when the viewer reaches an ending, the interactive film gives the player the option to redo a last critical choice as to be able to explore these endings, or they can alternatively view the film's credits. In some cases, the same segment is reachable in multiple different ways, but will present the viewer with different choices based on the way they reached the segment. In other cases, certain loops guide viewers to a specific narrative regardless of the choices they make. Some endings may become impossible to reach based on choices made by the viewer, unless they opt to restart the film. This action will erase all stored information about which options they had selected while watching the episode on that device.

Cast

Fionn Whitehead
Stefan Butler
Will Poulter
Colin Ritman
Craig Parkinson
Peter Butler
Alice Lowe
Dr. Haynes
Asim Chaudhry
Mohan Thakur
Tallulah Haddon
Kitty
Catriona Knox
Leslie
Paul Bradley
Robin
Jonathan Aris
Crispin
A.J. Houghton
Young Stefan
Fleur Keith
Mum
Laura Evelyn
Pearl Ritman
Alan Asaad
Satpal
Suzanne Burden
Judith Mulligan
Jeff Minter
Jerome F. Davies
Henny Hardy
Receptionist
Jon-Jo Inkpen
Pax
Jackson Kai
Programmer
Tom McCall
Paramedic
Ellie Piercy
Receptionist
Stephen Rashbrook
Narrator
Rochenda Sandall
Pippa 1st AD
Sandra Teles
Reporter

About

The film Bandersnatch was scheduled to be released on December 28, 2018 by Netflix.

The duration of the film is Variable; 90 minutes for default path.

External links

Official website: netflix.com/title/80988062

IMDB: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

Wikipedia: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

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