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Release Date: September 17th, 2010

DVD Release Date: January 4th, 2011

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.

Director: Ariel Schulman , Henry Joost

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Supermarche, Hit the Ground Running

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Jaw-dropping and surprisingly kind-hearted considering the circumstances. show more

  • Catfish, made on the cheap with digital video, cell-phone cams, and hidden mikes, raises all sorts of questions - about the imaginary realms that open when you click on your computer screen, about cyber-stalking, but also about journalistic ethics. show more

  • 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

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