In this cautionary tale, three people struggle to preserve their identities as they form an eccentric love triangle within the fast-moving internet age.

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Gia Coppola

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Tom Stuart (screenplay by), Gia Coppola (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Maya Hawke ... Frankie
Andrew Garfield ... Link
Kalena Yiaueki Kalena Yiaueki ... Patsy
Nat Wolff ... Jake
Jaqueline De La Fontaine Jaqueline De La Fontaine ... Lisa (as Jacqui Getty)
Nick Darmstaedter Nick Darmstaedter ... Kyler
Colleen Camp ... Judy
Marshall Bell ... Marty
Pascale Coppola Pascale Coppola ... Little Girl
Jordan L. Jones ... Bar Patron
Jefery Levy ... Home Owner
Juanpa Zurita ... Juanpa
Adam Barnhardt Adam Barnhardt ... Officer Adam
Jason Schwartzman ... Mark Schwartz
Trevor White ... Ben
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In this cautionary tale, three people struggle to preserve their identities as they form an eccentric love triangle within the fast-moving internet age.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for pervasive language and some graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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Director Gia Coppola is the granddaughter of director Francis Ford Coppola. This is her second feature. See more »

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Mainstream
Performed by Fiora Cutler (as Fiora) and Eldad Guetta
Written by Eldad Guetta
Published by Eldad Guetta Music Publishing
Courtesy of Eldad Guetta
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A strange experience is all I can say
9 May 2021 | by jtindahouseSee all my reviews

'Mainstream' was a very strange experience for me. It's one of the more unique films I've ever seen, however unique certainly doesn't always equal good. The main problem I found with the film were the characters. The type of people being portrayed - fame-seeking, do anything for money, selfish, entitled scum - aren't a lot of fun to watch, even when they are being portrayed by Andrew Garfield giving everything he has to a role.

Garfield is probably the one redeeming factor this movie has going for it. It was a strange performance to watch because I could tell he was putting it all out there and doing a great job of it, but his character was so strange and unlikeable that it almost all went to waste. Maya Hawke (daughter of Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke) on the other hand didn't have to do a whole lot for her role, but because she was the one mildly likeable character her performance came across quite well. It was a weird dynamic.

I don't think I can recommend this one. There's a world where I could see people enjoying this here and there, but for the most part people just aren't going to have a good time with this one. If you like unique and bizarre movies though then this one could be right up your alley. Otherwise stay away.


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 May 2021 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$19,745, 9 May 2021

Gross USA:

$35,696

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$49,456
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2.35 : 1
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