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PG-13| 1 hr. 28 min.

Plot Summary
When Nev Shulman, a New York photographer, receives a Facebook request from a child named Abby, he cannot guess the unusual odyssey on which he will soon embark. Abby sends Nev an unusually skilled painting based on one of his photos. Intrigued, he begins online relationships with the rest of Abby's family, including her older sister, Megan. Though troubling inconsistencies soon emerge, Nev continues his online flirtation with Megan, resulting in a road trip to meet her in person.

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Directors: Ariel Schulman , Henry Joost

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Rogue Pictures

Catfish (2010)

Release Date: September 17th, 2010|1 hr. 28 min.

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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    There's more killer suspense and shocking intimacy in this one-of-a-kind documentary than you'll find in a dozen thrillers. You'll laugh hard and cry too. show more

  • 25
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Unlike "Exit Through the Gift Shop," Catfish isn't able to make the leap from odd incident to an indictment of our times. show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    To avoid revealing too much and spoiling a fresh and intriguing experience, let's just say this: Catch Catfish. show more

  • November 30, 2012 adah989
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    your film rocks! marta heflin

  • January 27, 2011 RFitsnugly
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    THE LAST COMMENT SUCKS AS MUCH AS THE MOVIE DID.

  • January 07, 2011 PetalsofSeven
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    I think this film was well done and deals with a very prevalent reality of people falsifying who they really are on these social network sites and the hurt that can cause. I even felt sorry for the woman involved as it seemed her false identity was the only way she could escape the reality of her suckish life.

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