Brain on Fire

Synopsis: The film follows the harrowing experience of a writer struggling with a rare neurological disease from when she first suffers symptoms to the many attempts at diagnosing it and the eventual discovery of the real cause of her illness. Based on the book, 'Brain On Fire', the true story of Susannah Cahalan, a journalist for the New York Times.
Genre: Biography, Drama
Director(s): Gerard Barrett
Production: Broad Green Pictures
Rotten Tomatoes:
88 min

- Yes, of course.

- Great.

It looks really yummy.

- Okay.

- There you go.

- Birthday girl first.

- Thank you.

All right, Stephen. You're totally gonna

kill it.


- Hey, why are you taking so long?

- Okay, yeah. I know.

- Stephen, come on.

- Yeah. All right, all right.

- So you didn't like it?

- I didn't say that.

I said that it was interesting

and I thought it was cool.

Oh, my God. Stephen!

- Morning.

- Good morning.

That's quite a look.

Want some coffee?

Oh, no. I'm late. Very late.

- Whoa. Gross.

- What?

Why are you smiling this

early in the morning?

- Oh, come on.

- Nah-uh.

Nobody smiles this early in New York city.

That's unnatural.

- Why do have a problem with it, Margo?

- You look ridiculous.

- Maybe I'm happy.

- I know what it is.

- It's that budget version of Joey Ramonen.

- Susannah!

See, you didn't smile this morning.

What are you not hearing me?

Come, come.

I don't give a dirty smelly sh*t, okay?

Let me be clear to you.

If it's true we printed it,

yes it's our consequences.

No. Next time you know to

keep his dick in his pants.

And stop hanging on underwear

like it's wet there.

- Gum ball?

- I'm good. Thank you.

All right. So you're gonna interview

that creepy senator next week.

I don't hear a question mark in here.

That's because I don't do question mark.

- Susannah, you know that.

- Right.

Anyway, he's remorseful.

He says he's sorry.

He wants to go in the record

apologize to his wife.

And I think we should be

a big one, that we need

as much as you. You're gonna

bring it home for me.

Let me just think about it first.

Really, I ask you to come here to think

about doing it. You're doing it.

You're not ready for this? Margo said

you're ready for an assignment like this.

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