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When we covered this year’s Cannes Film Festival, we identified the collaboration between director, Panos Cosmatos, and actor, Nicolas Cage, as a perfect match, saying of Mandy, “Movies like this don’t come around that often anymore.”

Currently sitting at 97 percent on Rotten Tomatoes — based off critic’s reviews — Mandy tells the story of Red Miller (Cage) who lives in solitude in the Shadow Mountains with his love interest, Mandy Bloom (Andrea Riseborough). When a Satanical cult/maniacal leader encroaches on them, it leads to “a spiraling, surreal, bloody rampage of all out, mind-altering vengeance.”

Mandy hits theaters on September 14.

For more recommended viewing from this year’s Cannes Film Festival, check out our roundup.

Words by Alec Banks
Features Editor

Alec Banks is a Los Angeles-based long-form writer with over a decade of experience covering fashion, music, sports, and culture.

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