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Mandy (2018)

Not Rated | | Action, Fantasy, Horror | 14 September 2018 (USA)
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The enchanted lives of a couple in a secluded forest are brutally shattered by a nightmarish hippie cult and their demon-biker henchmen, propelling a man into a spiraling, surreal rampage of vengeance.

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Panos Cosmatos
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicolas Cage ... Red Miller
Andrea Riseborough ... Mandy Bloom
Linus Roache ... Jeremiah Sand
Ned Dennehy ... Brother Swan
Olwen Fouéré ... Mother Marlene
Richard Brake ... The Chemist
Bill Duke ... Caruthers
Line Pillet ... Sister Lucy
Clément Baronnet ... Brother Klopek
Alexis Julemont Alexis Julemont ... Brother Hanker
Stephan Fraser Stephan Fraser ... Brother Lewis
Ivailo Dimitrov Ivailo Dimitrov ... Skratch
Hayley Saywell ... Sis
Kalin Kerin Kalin Kerin ... Scabs
Tamás Hagyuó Tamás Hagyuó ... Fuck Pig
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Storyline

Taking place in 1983, Red is a lumberjack who lives in a secluded cabin in the woods. His artist girlfriend Mandy spends her days reading fantasy paperbacks. Then one day, she catches the eye of a crazed cult leader, who conjures a group of motorcycle-riding demons to kidnap her. Red, armed with a crossbow and custom Axe, stops at nothing to get her back, leaving a bloody, brutal pile of bodies in his wake. Written by texasboyy

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA | Belgium | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Belgium See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$1,214,525, 4 November 2018
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SpectreVision,Umedia,Legion M See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Sold out all international territories before its premiere in the 'Directors' Fortnight' at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2018. See more »

Goofs

When Mandy is reading her book she has a Series 2009 one dollar bill as a bookmark. The story takes place in the early 1980s. See more »

Quotes

Red Miller: You are a vicious snowflake.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits don't display the title or a 'Directed by Panos Cosmatos' credit. The title appears 75 minutes in, and 'Directed by Panos Cosmatos' is the first ending credit. See more »

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Features Nightbeast (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Starless
Performed by King Crimson
Composed by Robert Fripp, Bill Bruford (as William Bruford), David Cross, Richard Palmer-James and John Wetton
Published by Universal Music Publishing Group and EMI Limited Partnership Ltd
Produced by (1974) Robert Fripp/DGM Ltd
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Beautiful and Gritty, Stays with You
2 November 2018 | by icanbeaghostSee all my reviews

Mandy is one hell of a piece of exquisite filmmaking. Combining arthouse with grindhouse has never come together quite as flawlessly as it does in this film. I couldn't help but immediately think Tarantino upon seeing the opening credits and as it progresses, the parallels are definitely there. That's not to say that this is a knockoff, quite the contrary, I think most filmmakers take cues from others and if Tarantino's work is one of Panos Cosmatos' inspirations, I welcome it. Also thrown in are some Charles Manson vibes, a subtle sense of humor, a killer, rock 'n' roll soundtrack and a touch of the supernatural, packaging it all up nicely. Not to mention Nic Cage, I mean, wow! With the exception of Leaving Las Vegas, I've never considered myself a huge fan due to his mediocre acting abilities and slew of less than satisfactory films, but damn if the part of Red wasn't written just for him. This is probably his best performance to date and I've gained a new respect for him that I hope to nurture further. In conclusion, when I first heard about Mandy several months back, I knew I would love it and I was more than right. It's definitely not for everyone due to its subject matter and elevated level of gory violence but even the most hardened critics, or softest hearts, should at least be able to appreciate its vision, artistically and otherwise.


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