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Catfish

Catfish
  • 2010
  • US
  • 87 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman
  • Cast: Megan Faccio, Melody C Rosher, Ariel Schulman

A skilful contemporary fabulist work from young filmmakers Joost and Schulman, following Schulman's artist older brother and his burgeoning online friendship with the family of a young fan. Blurring the line between true documentary and cinematic hoax, the true nature of the piece remains unclear but it's an intriguing and a thoughtful critique.

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Catfish

10 Dec 20104 stars

Debate over documentary that taps into universal desires for love, acceptanc

(12A) 87min Fabulism flourishes in the unlikeliest of places in this intriguing documentary co-directed by young New York filmmakers Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman. It begins with Ariel’s photographer brother Nev receiving a painting of one his…

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