Black Mirror (2011– )
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Nosedive 

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A woman desperate to boost her social media score hits the jackpot when she's invited to a swanky wedding, but the trip doesn't go as planned.

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Joe Wright

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Rashida Jones (teleplay by), Michael Schur (teleplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Bryce Dallas Howard ... Lacie Pound
Alice Eve ... Naomi Jayne Blestow
Cherry Jones ... Susan
James Norton ... Ryan Pound
Alan Ritchson ... Paul
Daisy Haggard ... Bets
Susannah Fielding ... Carol
Michaela Coel ... Airport Stewardess
Demetri Goritsas ... Hansen
Kadiff Kirwan ... Chester
Sope Dirisu ... Man in Jail
Clayton Evertson Clayton Evertson ... Ted
Andrew Roux Andrew Roux ... Electro Station Assistant
Anjana Vasan ... Space Cop
Colin Moss ... Anthony
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A woman who lives in a world where most people are completely overwhelmed by the madness of being popular and important in social reding earns an invitation from her best childhood friend to her marriage, but certain unexpected occasions will try to stop her from reaching In her destiny, had she been able to attend the wedding? Written by joão vitor neves

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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The teleplay was written by Rashida Jones and Michael Schur, both of whom previously worked together on Parks and Recreation (2009) and The Office (2005). See more »

Goofs

When Naomi called Lacie to ask her to be her maid of honor, Lacie's brother, Ryan, was casually passing by from the TV room to the hallway, but some seconds after that when Naomi showed Lacie her rings, Ryan was sitting in TV room, shocked by his sister's yelling. See more »

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Truck Driver: Eight years ago, Tom, my husband, got cancer. It was pancreatic, a real bitch. The symptoms showed up late.
Lacie: I'm so sorry.
Truck Driver: You don't know me, so you're not really sorry. You're just mainly awkward 'cause I have sprung some cancer talk at you.
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Referenced in Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018) See more »

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A Great Criticism to the Excessive Use of Social Media
20 April 2017 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In a near future, people are rated by the others through the cellphone facilitating life or not depending on the personal rating. Lacie Pound (Bryce Dallas Howard) is obsessed by her high score and is very polite with everybody expecting to increase her rating. Her brother Ryan (James Norton) does not care and has lower rating irritating Lacie. When her best friend Naomi Jayne Blestow (Alice Eve) invites her to be her maid of honor in her wedding, Lacie foresee the chance to increase her rating and prepares a speech. When she arrives at the airport, she learns that her flight was canceled and she does not have enough rating to get a seat in another plane. She has a problem with the attendant and she is ranked down in the beginning of her downfall to a journey where she will learn the importance of being free to speak and act.

"Nosedive" is a witty episode of "Black Mirror" with a great criticism to the excessive use of social media mostly by the younger generations. Bryce Dallas Howard has an awesome performance in the role of a young woman obsessed by her personal rating that learns the importance to be free of the excessive use of social media. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Nosedive"


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21 October 2016 (USA) See more »

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