'The Mandela Effect': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything you need to know about the psychological thriller movie

A man becomes obsessed with facts and events that have been collectively misremembered by thousands of people. Believing the phenomena to be the symptom of something larger, his fixation leads him to eventually question reality itself. 


                             'The Mandela Effect': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything you need to know about the psychological thriller movie

Before we jump into the film's synopsis, it is important to know what 'Mandela Effect' is all about.

The Mandela Effect is an idea that many people move between parallel universes. The effect gets such a name because some people have firm memories of Nelson Mandela dying in prison, when in fact, he was released and went on to become the President of South Africa. 

Based on this effect comes this psychological thriller film and here's everything you need to know about it ahead of its release—

Release date

The film is all set to hit the screens on December 6, 2019.

Plot

Brendan becomes obsessed with facts and events that have been collectively misremembered by thousands of people. Believing the phenomena to be the symptom of something larger, his fixation leads him to eventually question reality itself. 

Cast

Charlie Hofheimer

Charlie Hofheimer plays Brendan 
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Charlie is an American actor who rose to fame with films and TV series like 'Are You Afraid of the Dar' and 'Law and Order'. He will be playing the role of Brendan in this psychological thriller film. Charlie is known for his role in films like 'Father's Day', 'The Village', 'Black Hawk Down' and 'Would You Rather'. 

Aleksa Palladino

Aleksa Palladino plays Claire 
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Aleksa is an American actress known for her work in films and TV shows like 'Boardwalk Empire', 'Halt and Catch Fire', and 'Before the Devil Knows You're Dead'. She will be playing Claire, the wife of Brendan in this film. 

Madeleine McGraw

Madeleine McGraw plays Sam in this film
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Child actress Madeleine McGraw has made a name for herself in the entertainment industry as one of the most-watched young stars. She has one nomination to her name and she was last seen in TV shows and films like 'Bones', 'Outcast' and 'American Sniper'. She will be playing the role of Sam, daughter of Claire and Brendan in this movie. 

Director

 David Guy Levy

David is a director and producer known for films like 'Would You Rather', 'Banking on Bitcoin', 'Terri' and 'The Wait'. He is the director and co-writer of this movie 'The Mandela Effect'. 

Trailer

 



 

From the trailer, it looks like Brendan is deeply traumatized by Sam's accidental death. When he begins to see her everywhere, it looks so real to him that she's calling for him. It makes him question the reality around him when his memories from the past get confusing for him because the facts get entangled with each other.

So, did Sam really die or was it in a different universe altogether? 

Where to watch

The film is going to hit the big screen on December 6, 2019. 

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