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Afterschool (2008)

Not Rated  |   |  Drama, Mystery  |  1 October 2008 (France)
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An Internet-addicted prep-school student captures on video camera the drug overdose of two girls.

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Having joined a recently created video club, a lowly prep-school sophomore - desensitized from reality by frequently viewed Internet imagery - accidentally captures on video the final moments of admired twin senior classmates dying from poisoned drugs. Rather than galvanize the school or this lad's life in any profound or meaningful way, the tragedy causes barely a ripple in the already emotionally diminished and out-of-touch lives of everyone around. Written by statmanjeff

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$2,606 (USA) (2 October 2009)

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$2,606 (USA) (2 October 2009)
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Feature film debut of Ezra Miller, who portrays Robert. See more »

Quotes

Robert: Uh... your mom gets fucked for cash.
Mr. Virgil: Okay. Okay, fair enough. Right. See, that was easy. You just said what's on your mind.
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Deliberate Brilliance
21 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Ezra Miller is great actor in addition to have grown up to be pretty hot. Anyway, in Afterschool, Miller is a nobody kid at a prep school who accidentally videotapes two popular girls die overdosing on tainted cocaine. As the school goes into damage control trying to shake out all the drugs, Miller starts to act erratically believing he is under surveillance. Surveillance, public image and acts of watching are huge themes in movie. Apparently a lot of people don't care for the slow pace of the story and static camera scenes. I could write a book on why every shot matters. Not for everybody's taste but film students and cinephiles will love it. I think it's brilliant.


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