Despite still being recognized for his series, the streaming platform Netflix he has been concerned increasingly in the last years of joining the most recent of the seventh art thanks to his original movies, and while it is true that their most popular titles have to do with titles of science fiction or fantasy high bill, your goal is to have all kinds of stories.
His latest film is based on a true story that is, however, as strange as any science fiction. The film, entitled Brain on Fire, is starring Chloë Grace Moretz and is inspired by the memories of a young author and journalist in america, and his struggle with a strange and terrible disease: a morning, Susannah Cahalan24-year-old, woke up in a hospital bed. I couldn’t talk. He could not move. And I had no idea how I had gotten there.
Fresh out of journalism school and ready to embark on her adult life, Susannah (Chloë Grace Moretz) already seemed to have it all: the job of your dreams in the New York Post, the colleagues who supported it (Tyler Perry and Jenny Slate), a devoted boyfriend (Thomas Mann), and a loving family (Richard Armitage and Carrie-Anne Moss). But overnight, he went from being one of the reporters more reliable Post to become someone unstable and paranoid.
Susannah, plagued by auditory hallucinations and loss of memory, ended up going to several doctors, who ruled their condition with a diagnosis of stress, but as his condition worsened, the risks increased, and their race to find an answer became a matter of life or death. In the film, the director Gerard Barrett capture the horrible experience of the inexplicable descent of a woman into madness and the medical miracle that brought her back.
Brain on Fire will be released this Friday June 22 on Netflix. Check out the intense trailer below:
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