Archive of films Mandy / Mandy

United Kingdom / Belgium
2018, 121 min

Section: Midnight Screenings
Year: 2018

What happens when a religious sect and its demonic, tripping motorcycle gang take away the one thing you love? Simple, you forge a giant ax and set out on a bloody trail of revenge. Nicolas Cage unexpectedly returns as a lone avenger in the psychedelic ride of the year.


1983, an American backwater. Red lives contentedly with his girlfriend Mandy, whom he loves above all else. The family idyll, however, vanishes when into Red’s life comes a whacked out religious sect, led by a charismatic rock singer with a predilection for tripping. And also motorcycle-riding demons. But Red is willing and able to do anything for love, and when he gets pissed off nothing can stop him… This grindhouse ride, whose visuals are comparable to the most insane heavy-metal album covers from the 1980s, features the final collaborative work of Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson. Nicolas Cage dominates as the badass woodcutter, the bloody apotheosis of brute violence.

Nikola Paggio

About the director

Panos Cosmatos (Rome). Filmography: Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010), Mandy (2018)


XYZ Films
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United States of America
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Bontonfilm, a.s.
Na Poříčí 1047/26, 110 00, Praha 1
Czech Republic
Tel: +420 257 415 111
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About the film

Color, DCP

Section: Midnight Screenings
Director: Panos Cosmatos
Screenplay: Panos Cosmatos, Aaron Stewart-Ahn
Dir. of Photography: Benjamin Loeb
Music: Jóhann Jóhannsson
Editor: Brett W. Bachman
Art Director: Hubert Pouille
Producer: Josh Waller, Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah, Nate Bolotin, Adrian Politowski, Martin Metz
Production: Umedia, Spectrevision, XYZ Films
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roache
Sales: XYZ Films
Distributor: Bontonfilm, a.s.

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