A suburban family is torn apart when fourteen-year-old Annie (Liana Liberato) meets her first boyfriend online. After months of communicating via online chat and phone, Annie discovers her friend (Chris Henry Coffey) is not who he originally claimed to be. Shocked into disbelief, her parents (Clive Owen and Catherine Keener) are shattered by their daughter's actions and struggle to support her as she comes to terms with what has happened to her once innocent life.Written by
The text exchange Will is having online is a transcript from a real conversation between "fleet_captain_jaime_wolfe" and "sadlilgrrl" and is fully available on the web page Perverted Justice. See more »
Will states that Annie's new Macbook Pro has a hard drive with a 4 GB capacity. Drive capacities vary from model to model, but at minimum it would be over 100 GB. 4 GB is a typical amount of RAM for a Macbook Pro. See more »
Chris Henry Coffey, who plays "Charlie," is billed as Graham Weston, the character's real name. The pictures he posts in the chat room to make Annie think he's 16 years old are of actor Tristan Peach, who is billed as Charlie in the credits.. See more »
People Call It "Hallmark Film" But These People Exist
After reading a few of the very "I want to be Roger Ebert" type reviews many of which indicate this is too much like a Hallmark Movie I had to wonder. The victims of the portrayed crimes are often 'Hallmark' types, innocent, trusting, young, inexperienced and would never cop to any of those attributes. Presenting 'real' patterns and characters that behave as victims often do doesn't a Hallmark movie make.
Parents with girl childs should see this... you may be worldly wise and cynical yourselves but do you have any idea of the Cinderella fantasies you pretty baby embraces? In fact the hard workers making the grade into upper middle and above incomes are often the parents of these victims solely because their world and their kids are eons apart. Then it can crash.
Acting, script, performances are very good in this film and it moves along but the real kicker is simply that it is a true representation of what happens too often because people think "Hallmark" is not real life. Innocence is easily tricked and then lost. Well done movie.
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