Brain On Fire Movie

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Status: Completed As of May 25, 2017

Completed: Awaiting release by distributor; release date not yet announced.

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TBA | PG-13 | Drama | 1hr, 35m

Brain on Fire follows Cahalan (Moretz), a rising journalist at the New York Post who mysteriously starts having seizures and hearing voices. As weeks go by and Susannah rapidly descends into insanity,... more

Release DateU.S.

Brain On Fire will be released on
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Cast more cast

Chloe Moretz
Susannah Cahalan
Carrie-Anne Moss
Rhona Nack
Richard Armitage
Tom Cahalan
Thomas Mann
Stephen
Tyler Perry
Richard
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DIRECTOR

Gerard Barrett

Screenwriter

Gerard Barrett

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Rating MPAA

PG-13 for thematic elements, brief language and partial nudity

Storylines 2 more

Brain on Fire follows Cahalan (Moretz), a rising journalist at the New York Post who mysteriously starts having seizures and hearing voices. As weeks go by and Susannah rapidly descends into insanity, she moves inexplicably from violence to catatonia. Following a series of outbursts, misdiagnoses and a prolonged hospital stay, a lucky last-minute intervention by one doctor finally gives her a diagnosis and hope to rebuild her life.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on the book/memoir by Susannah Cahalan. True story.
Also Known As
  • Brain On Fire: My Month of Madness

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