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Fyre (2019)

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An exclusive behind the scenes look at the infamous unraveling of the Fyre music festival.


Chris Smith
Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Billy McFarland ... Self - Fyre Co-Founder (archive footage)
Jason Bell ... Self - Former NFL Player (archive footage)
Gabrielle Bluestone ... Self - Journalist, Vice News
Shiyuan Deng ... Self - Product Designer
Ja Rule ... Self - Fyre Co-Founder (archive footage)
Michael Ciccarelli ... Self - Software Engineer
Mdavid Low ... Self - Fyre Creative Director (as MDavid Low)
Samuel Krost ... Self - Fyre Media
Andy King ... Self - Event Producer
J.R. ... Self - Former Fyre Employee
Brett Kincaid ... Self - Director, Matte Projects
Mick Purzycki ... Self - CEO, Jerry Media
James Ohliger ... Self - Jerry Media
Grant Margolin ... Self - Fyre Marketing Director (archive footage)
Keith van der Linde ... Self - Pilot / Logistics (as Keith)

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An exclusive behind the scenes look at the infamous unraveling of the Fyre music festival.

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The Greatest Party That Never Happened.


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Mary Ann Rolle set up a GoFundMe to help pay her staff. It reached $260000 in the first 9 days. See more »


Himself - Event Producer: I got to his office, fully prepared to suck his dick.
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References The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) See more »


By Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and New Regency Productions, Inc.
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Doesn't matter if Hulu or Netflix did it better
19 January 2019 | by MaralzoSee all my reviews

Netflix's take on the Fyre Festival fiasco has a more grounded vibe than Hulu's more montage-driven version. But ultimately both platforms do well in building up what the Fyre disaster was all about, both before and after it all. We can debate on the ethics of what occurred behind the scenes of each doc, at the end of the day there was little bias to be had as the message was the same: Billy McFarland was a delusional fraduster.

The real entertainment is seeing wealthy people predictably buy into the facade of luxury only to experience first world problems as if they have it worse than the middle class. When the "worst 24 hours of your life" involves a botched Bahamas vacation because some huge festival party you paid thousands for didn't happen, it just looks ridiculous compared to people going through real issues like years of no clean water in Flint, MI.

No one deserves to suffer, but there is hilarity in seeing self-important narcissistic party socialites who never worked a day in their lives get scammed because they put their trust in some circle of wealthy social media models and "influencers"...for some luxury party.

This documentary illustrates the perfect analogy of the social media illusion with the Fyre fest disaster. Some things are just too good to be true, and may even be a facade of something much much worse. It is an important documentary to raise awareness of the problems of social media and the concept of understanding what it takes to do something seemingly impossible.

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18 January 2019 (USA) See more »

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