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Happy Slapping (2013)

 -  Drama  -  1 August 2013 (USA)
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Five suburban youths embark on a night of violence in the city, attacking unsuspecting victims while recording the assaults on smartphones.

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Credited cast:
Jordon Angelo ...
Tommy Boy #2
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Boomer
John Churchill ...
Preppy Son
Job Daniel ...
Tommy Boy #1
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Belle
Shayne Devouges ...
Tommy
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Power Walker
Jay Farrar ...
Dude in Car
Carolyn Fe ...
Tiki's Mother
Mike Harris ...
Tommy Boy #3
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Kendo
Catherine Lipscombe ...
Preppy Mother
Michael McNally ...
Chairman
Luc Morissette ...
Chief (as Luc Morrissette)
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Five bored suburban rich kids set off to the inner city to seek out fame by creating an evening so shocking that their camera phone footage will turn them into instant Internet celebrities. After they are rivaled by another gang and intimidated by their on-line idol, they are forced to take their mischief up a notch if they want to make a name for themselves. But what will they risk losing in doing so? Watch their cell phone footage to find out... This ground-breaking film asks the perennial question posed by youth worldwide: "How far would you go to be famous?..." Written by Anonymous

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Happy Slapping
20 February 2015 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

When I first viewed this film it was part of a summer festival and I picked the early morning slot. The director of the movie shot the movie entirely via his phone boy was he ahead of his time. In today's world of iphone 6 I can't imagine how much more brilliant this movie would turn out to be.

The actors who were in this movie played his or her role brilliantly egos were checked outside the door. I recommend you rent or buy this flick but please view it in the evening when you can focus as at times it was difficult to concentrate....I give it an 8 on 10 ....a 10 on 10 for the actors/director...enjoy and happy viewing..


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