Afterschool (2008)

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An Internet-addicted prep-school student captures on video camera the drug overdose of two girls.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mr. Burke
Mr. Anderson (as David Costable)
Ms. Vogel
Peter (as Dariusz Michal Uczkowski)
Mr. Virgil
Mr. Wiseman
Detective Eclisse
Bill Raymond ...
Mr. Williams
Gloria Talbert
Tom Talbert
Christopher McCann ...
Mr. Ullman


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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Interesting Concept, Horrible Execution
8 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Having liked Ezra Miller in City Island, and having liked seemingly similar festival films, I figured I'd enjoy Afterschool. Nope. Not even a little.

As other reviewers have said, Campos really blew it with this one. I'm not sure if he was trying to be really different than all the other dark teen angst films, if he honestly believes there's a big enough audience for a film like Afterschool, or if he just didn't care if it was a viable movie.

What makes this movie so painfully bad isn't the story, subject matter, or acting. It's the bizarre cinematography, and to a lesser degree, the mostly scattered, slow and dull script.

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