When asked to elaborate, Caviezel continued: “If a child knows he’s going to die, his body will secrete this adrenaline. These people that do it, there’ll be no mercy for them. This is one of the best films I’ve ever done in my life. The film is on Academy Award level.”

In reality, adrenochrome is a relatively mundane compound, but has been jokingly portrayed by Hunter S. Thompson as a kind of super-drug popular with pedophiles in his novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.

The Guardian and CNN have supplied similar reports connecting Sound Of Freedom to QAnon supporters, which has only led to further conspiracy theories, including multiple reports of people showing up to “sold out” screenings, only to discover that the cinemas were almost entirely empty.

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As it turns out, the movie ends with a message and link to the movie’s website, suggesting that cinema-goers buy another ticket “for someone who would not otherwise be able to see the film, but these tickets are then going unclaimed, leading to multiple seemingly mostly empty screenings.

While the movie itself doesn’t have any direct connections or even explicit mentions of any conspiracies, it has seemingly attracted that very fervent audience in the States, and now we’ll see if it will continue that level of popularity elsewhere in the world.

Sound Of Freedom is now due to arrive in cinemas in Ireland and the UK on Friday, 1 September this year.

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