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Caught in the Web

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 57 min.

Plot Summary
Film of a terminally ill woman's mistreatment of a bus passenger goes viral and sparks debate about the intrusiveness of technology and the right to privacy.

Cast: Yuanyuan Gao , Mark Chao , Chen Hong , Xueqi Wang , Chen Yao , Luodan Wang , Ran Chen , Yi Zhang

Director: Chen Kaige

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Level Film

Caught in the Web (2012)

Release Date: November 28th, 2013|1 hr. 57 min.

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  • Caught in the Web is of little interest as entertainment, and if it were set in an unimportant or overly familiar country, it would be entirely forgettable. show more

  • In this fast-moving, densely plotted black dramedy, a faux scandal raised by an ambitious web TV editor comes close to destroying a number of lives, offering a masterful panorama on urban, middle class China. show more

  • 25

    There's a stiffness to the actors' performances that reinforces the film's ambiguous tone. And Chen's use of jump cuts is jarring and arbitrary, their ubiquity upping the ante on the film's already tiring hyperactivity. show more

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