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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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Antonio Campos

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Antonio Campos
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ezra Miller ... Robert
Jeremy Allen White ... Dave
Emory Cohen ... Trevor
Michael Stuhlbarg ... Mr. Burke
Addison Timlin ... Amy
David Costabile ... Mr. Anderson (as David Costable)
Rosemarie DeWitt ... Ms. Vogel
Dariusz M. Uczkowski ... Peter (as Dariusz Michal Uczkowski)
Gary Wilmes ... Mr. Virgil
Lee Wilkof ... Mr. Wiseman
Paul Sparks ... Detective Eclisse
Bill Raymond Bill Raymond ... Mr. Williams
Alexandra Neil ... Gloria Talbert
Mark Zeisler ... Tom Talbert
Christopher McCann Christopher McCann ... Mr. Ullman
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Storyline

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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Drama | Mystery

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Official Sites:

CTV International [France]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 2008 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Depois da Escola See more »

Filming Locations:

Pomfret, Connecticut, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,606, 4 October 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,606, 4 October 2009
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Dolby Digital

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Color | Black and White (some sequences: video)

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2.35 : 1
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In one of the early scenes in Rob's dorm room, a poster on the wall near the door says "DO YOU FEEL - new album." This poster is for an album by the popular alternative one-man music project headed by pop-rocker Bryce Avary known as The Rocket Summer. "Do You Feel" was The Rocket Summer's third full-length album and was released in 2007. See more »

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Trevor: Isn't your sister Maria, the senior?
Peter: I don't know.
Trevor: You know I fucked your sister.
Peter: Does she know that?
Trevor: Her pussy's so wet. You know your sister's pussy gets so wet? All you gotta do is brush up against it. You know, your sister gives mad good head, right? Gets the whole thing down her throat. Last time, when she was suckin' on my dick, it only took me a minute before I came all over her face. I bet you jerked off to pictures of your sister, huh? Next time we do it, I'll find you; I'll let you ...
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References Sweet Charity (1969) See more »

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Deliberate Brilliance
21 January 2012 | by brownfrichardSee 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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