"Brain on Fire" is a 2016 biographical drama film directed by Gerard Barrett.
The starring cast includes Chloë Grace Moretz, Jenny Slate, Thomas Mann, Tyler Perry, Carrie-Anne Moss, Richard Armitage, Navid Negahban, Alex Zahara, Jenn MacLean-Angus, Ken Tremblett and others.
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Netflix on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 released the trailer for "Brain on Fire" you can watch here:
Brain On Fire | Official Trailer | Netflix.
Here is a short review of "Brain on Fire" movie plot summary.
21-year-old Susannah Cahalan (Chloë Grace Moretz) is a writer for The New York Post who lives with her new boyfriend Stephen (Thomas Mann). Susannah becomes suddenly ill, initially showing symptoms of a common flu like a cough and fatigue, but later begins presenting strange behaviour while in a trance state, such as hearing people say things they haven't said and hypersensitivity to loud noises.
Over time, her behaviour becomes more and more erratic. Finally, Susannah suffers a seizure and seeks medical treatment. The doctor consulted is adamant it is down to Susannah partying too much, working too hard and not getting enough sleep. She moves in with her mother Rhona (Carrie-Anne Moss) and, after an emotional outburst, suffers another seizure, and is taken to a clinic where she undergoes an MRI. Susannah also believes she may have bipolar disorder due to her severe mood changes.
Rhona struggles to care for Susannah, and she later moves in with her father Tom (Richard Armitage) and his new fiancé. During dinner one night, she becomes violent towards them while suffering another outburst, and her parents demand she is hospitalized despite the MRI, EEG, and all other tests showing normal results. In the hospital, one the doctors informs Susannah's parents she could have schizophrenia, and says that if her behavior does not improve, she will be transferred to a psychiatric hospital. They hide the fact from one of her doctor's opinions that she should get transferred to a psychiatric ward because she seems to be psychotic and has had no more seizures.
Here is the full cast and characters of "Brain on Fire" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.
"Brain on Fire" movie release date was scheduled to be on September 14, 2016 (TIFF), on May 25, 2017 (Hungary) and on June 22, 2018 (United States) distributing by Netflix, Broad Green Pictures, Colossal Mega Films, Kadokawa, Shaw Organisation, Ascot Elite Entertainment Group, D Films, Mongkol Major and Pinema.
The duration of the film is 95 minutes.
"Brain on Fire" movie is rated "PG-13", according to the MPAA film rating system.
Principal photography began on July 13, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
"Brain on Fire" movie got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.6/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 13/100. But the audience likes the film.
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