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Future Of Cinema? ‘Bandersnatch’ Drops On Netflix And The Unique Storytelling Sends Netizens Into A Frenzy

Written By Joel Kurian | Mumbai | Published:

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  • The ‘Choose Your Adventure’ mode of the film features options coming in front of you, the selection of which can let you bring twists and turns in the protagonist’s life
  • The movie is officially 90 minutes long, but the running time could get longer if the wrong choices keep bringing you to back to square one

After the trailer of ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ piqued the curiosity of the viewers on Thursday, the full movie has been released on Netflix on Friday. The movie offers a glimpse into what the future of cinema can look like. 

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You have the power to choose how the mysteries in the life of the protagonist Stefan can unfold in front of your eyes. Isn’t that amazing? 

The ‘Choose Your Adventure’ mode of the film features options coming in front of you, the selection of which can let you bring twists and turns in his life. What’s interesting is that the wrong choices can land you back to the start point of the movie. 

The movie is officially 90 minutes long, but the running time could get longer if the wrong choices keep bringing you back to square one. We’re wondering if it is a movie or should we call it a video game? 

Watch the trailer here:

Netizens went berserk with the innovative narrative style. The plot of the movie revolves around saving Stefan’s life and the Twitteratti expressed both shock and delight over ‘controlling’ and ‘ruining’ Stefan’s life. There were some who faced difficulty in making the choices and some who relished ‘undoing’ their mistakes. One even created a detailed map in picking the moves to get the right ending. There was an overdose of GIFs on Twitter. 

Here are some of the reactions: 

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‘Bandersnatch’, starring Fionne  Whitehead, is a stand-alone film of the Netflix series ‘Black Mirror’ and the plot, set in the 1980s, revolves around a young programmer who aspires to create a novel based on the adventure novel ‘Bandersnatch’ gifted to him when he was young.

 

 

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