• Disconnect (2013)


Release Date: April 12th, 2013

DVD Release Date: September 17th, 2013

R |1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary

A youth becomes a victim of cyberbullying in one of three tales centered around the impact of the Internet on people's lives.

Cast: Jason Bateman, Hope Davis, Frank Grillo, Michael Nyqvist, Paula Patton, Andrea Riseborough, Alexander Skarsgård, Max Thieriot

Director: Henry Alex Rubin

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Wonderful Films

Keywords: Transformation, Family, Emotional, 2010s, Intense

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Jeannette CatsoulisNPR

    Disconnect is naturally gripping. Using unforgiving closeups, Rubin pokes into unexpected corners— not least the different ways in which men and women respond to calamity — and never forces his story's social-media scares to improbable heights. show more

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Disconnect is an Eleanor Rigby movie. Look at all the lonely people. A "Crash" for the Internet age, Alex Henry Rubin's topical opus swoops down like an alien spaceship to investigate a disparate group of Earthlings living in close proximity in the suburbs of New York City. show more

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The structure is sheer contrivance — three narratives intricately interlocked — while the plot amounts to a convenience store of variably credible, or borderline incredible, strands. Yet the film is impressive all the same. show more

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