Brain on Fire (2016)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Medical Drama  |   Run Time - 88 min.  |   Countries - Canada , Ireland   |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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Synopsis by Caroline Griswold

Twenty one year old Susannah (Chloe Grace Moretz) has her dream job at a big newspaper. Her optimism about the future fades when she experiences mysterious symptoms. A medical mystery, her family’s search for a diagnosis continues as she succumbs to her disease. Richard Armitage, Carrie-Anne Moss, Thomas Mann and Jenny Slate also star. Based on the memoir by Susannah Cahalan, this film was written and directed by Gerard Barrett.

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chronic-pain, disease, hallucination, journalist, memoir, paranoia