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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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Mandy stars Nicolas Cage, Linus Roache, and writer/director Panos Cosmatos give details on their characters and how they got involved in this bloody thriller.

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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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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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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

[September, 2018 e.v.] During a recent interview with GQ Magazine, Nicolas Cage disclosed that when Panos Cosmatos first approached him to be in the film, he wanted him to play the role of the cult leader, Jeremiah Sand, but Nicolas didn't like the role of Jeremiah. Nicolas said he wanted to play Red instead. Nicolas said that Panos told him this was a story about old age vs youth and he didn't think he was right to play Red and that was the end of the discussion, no agreements were able to be made. A year later, through Elijah Wood, they met again to talk about the film and this time they explored more in detail the themes of love and the loss of love within the film and they discussed those same themes within their personal lives and by this time, everything just clicked and Panos then felt totally confident in Nicolas playing Red. 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

[During Red and Jeremiah's final encounter]
Jeremiah Sand: You unholy abomination! You aren't even worth my spit! It's all that hate in your heart... that's to blame. It follows you everywhere, man. Follows you everywhere. I can still help you. It's not just your life I can save. No. It's your goddamned soul.
Jeremiah Sand: [while Red grabs him by the head] No, no! No, no! Please, please. Please don't hurt me! Can't you see this was all part of your journey? A journey that led you to me... to your salvation, your cleansing......
[...]
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Crazy Credits

A dedication to the late Jóhann Jóhannsson is followed by a shot of Mandy's sketches from earlier in the film. See more »

Connections

References Blue Velvet (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Amulet of the Weeping Maze
Produced, Recorded, & Mixed by Randall Dunn
Composed by Dan Boeckner, Milky Burgess, Panos Cosmatos, Randall Dunn
Engineered by Ben Greenberg
Music by Milky Burgess
Lead Vocals by Linus Roache
Back-up Vocals by Faith Coloccia, Monika Khot
Flute by Hans Teuber
Lead Vocals Recorded at Figure Eight Studios
Lead Vocals Recorded by Phillip Weinrobe (as Phil Wienrobe)
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Something unique
16 September 2018 | by mts-564-429762See all my reviews

This really is not for everyone and that is just fine. Also story wasnt anything new or special, just typical revenge story. Really liked how this looked, sounded and felt. Visuals and colours are just outstanding and that was something that hooked me from the start, really trippy stuff in a good way. Music and sounds were pushing this dark overall sinister feel and worked perfectly. And also Nick have us great performance near insanity.


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