Empire Online have have today got there hands on the exclusive trailer for Sundance 2010 festival sucessful low budget documentary CATFISH. The documentary has been created by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman and follows Ariels brother Nev as they follow his online relationship with a pretty 19 year-old girl called Megan. who is a songwriter living on an idyllic farm in Michigan, USA. Everything looks ‘perfect’ until 3 guys decide to visit the farm where Megan is and what they find is….well you’ll need to check out the movie which is released in UK on December 17th to find out about the outcome.
The doc is an exploration of the cloak dagger world of the internet, looking at the the positives ans well as the pitfall of the old tinternet and sites like Facebook. Talking of Facebook the filmmakers have created the movies poster in the style of Facebook ad yesterday Empire also posted the poster which you can check out down below. So if your looking for an alternative to Tron Legacy maybe check out Catfish and what Universal Pictures calls it ….”A reality thriller ”
In late 2007, filmmakers Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost sensed a story unfolding as they began to film the life of Ariel’s brother, Nev. They had no idea that their project would lead to the most exhilarating and unsettling months of their lives. A reality thriller that is a shocking product of our times, Catfish is a riveting story of love, deception and grace within a labyrinth of online intrigue.