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Catfish (22-Jan-2010)

Directors: Henry Joost; Ariel Schulman

Keywords: Documentary

Documentary-style film follows two young filmmakers as they document a young man's blossoming online relationship and eventual startling discovery.

Nev Schulman, an aspiring young photographer living with film-making brother Ariel in New York City, embarks on an online relationship with an attractive young woman named Megan from Gladstone, Michigan after meeting her supposed half-sister on Facebook. What follows is a strange tale of romantic deceit and betrayal all conveniently captured on film that resulted in positive reviews from critics, a show on MTV, and a lasting impact on America's cultural lexicon in the form of "catfishing" coming to exist as slang for a dishonest online romance.


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