History Film / Catfish

2nd Feb '16 10:55:18 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* DocumentaryOfLies: Many people responded with scepticism of the film's authenticity.
5th Nov '15 9:36:11 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler: NewMediaAreEvil: The implication of the movie. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] if it's real.]]
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* [[spoiler: NewMediaAreEvil: [[spoiler: The implication of the movie. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] if it's real.]]
29th Oct '13 10:19:16 AM Larkmarn
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* AllThereIsToKnowAboutTheCryingGame: [[spoiler: Megan is a fictitious person made up by Angela.]] This [[TheReveal reveal]] was spoiled when news outlets started following the story of American football player Manti Te'o's girlfriend.
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* AllThereIsToKnowAboutTheCryingGame: AllThereIsToKnowAboutTheCryingGame: ** [[spoiler: Megan is a fictitious person made up by Angela.]] This [[TheReveal reveal]] was spoiled when news outlets started following the story of American football player Manti Te'o's girlfriend.girlfriend. ** Due to this film, "catfishing" has entered the modern parlance to indicate someone posing as someone else online. As such, it's reached ItWasHisSled territory.
18th Jul '13 2:02:26 PM blackgallagher
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* AllThereIsToKnowAboutTheCryingGame: [[spoiler: Megan is a fictitious person made up by Angela.]] This [[TheReveal reveal]] was spoiled when news outlets started following the story of American football player Tim Tebow's girlfriend.
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* AllThereIsToKnowAboutTheCryingGame: [[spoiler: Megan is a fictitious person made up by Angela.]] This [[TheReveal reveal]] was spoiled when news outlets started following the story of American football player Tim Tebow's Manti Te'o's girlfriend.
10th Jul '13 9:01:39 AM madius
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* AllThereIsToKnowAboutTheCryingGame: [[spoiler: Megan is a fictitious person made up by Angela.]] This [[TheReveal reveal]] was spoiled when news outlets started following the story of American football player Tim Tebow's girlfriend.

* LifeImitatesArt: The film jumped in popularity, or at least in references, after football player [[http://deadspin.com/5976517/manti-teos-dead-girlfriend-the-most-heartbreaking-and-inspirational-story-of-the-college-football-season-is-a-hoax Manti Te'o]]'s girlfriend Lennay Kekua was revealed as a "catfish."
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* LifeImitatesArt: The film jumped in popularity, or at least in references, after American football player [[http://deadspin.com/5976517/manti-teos-dead-girlfriend-the-most-heartbreaking-and-inspirational-story-of-the-college-football-season-is-a-hoax Manti Te'o]]'s girlfriend Lennay Kekua was revealed as a "catfish."
27th Jan '13 1:14:48 AM IlsaLund
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Yaniv 'Nev' Schulman is a photographer living with his brother Ariel 'Rel' Schulman and his Rel's filmmaking partner, Henry Joost. After one of Nev's photos is featured in a newspaper, he is sent a painting of his photo by 8 year old Abby. [[ChildProdigy Abby is eloquent and gifted for her age]] and she and Nev begin talking, first through letters then through FaceBook. At this point Ariel and Henry begin recording this relationship hoping to create a {{Documentary}} about Abby. Eventually Nev's correspondence extends to include Abby's family, including her mother Angela and her half-sister Megan. As Nev and Megan begin to develop a relationship, Nev, Ariel, and Henry decide to expand the documentary to be about NewMedia relationships, especially the budding romance between Nev and Megan.
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Yaniv 'Nev' Schulman is a photographer living with his brother Ariel 'Rel' Schulman and his Rel's filmmaking partner, Henry Joost. After one of Nev's photos is featured in a newspaper, he is sent a painting of his photo by 8 year old Abby. [[ChildProdigy Abby is eloquent and gifted for her age]] and she and Nev begin talking, first through letters then through FaceBook. At this point Ariel and Henry begin recording this relationship hoping to create a {{Documentary}} about Abby. Eventually Nev's correspondence extends to include Abby's family, including her mother Angela and her half-sister Megan. As Nev and Megan begin to develop a relationship, Nev, Ariel, and Henry decide to expand the documentary to be about NewMedia relationships, especially the budding romance between Nev and Megan.
27th Jan '13 1:14:26 AM IlsaLund
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Nev is a photographer living with his brother Ariel and his best friend Joost, two amateur film makers. After one of Nev's photos is featured in a newspaper, he is sent a painting of his photo by 8 year old Abby. [[ChildProdigy Abby is eloquent and gifted for her age]] and she and Nev begin talking, first through letters then through FaceBook. At this point Ariel and Joost begin recording this relationship hoping to create a {{Documentary}} about Abby. Eventually Nev's correspondence extends to include Abby's family, including her mother Angela and her half-sister Megan. As Nev and Megan begin to develop a relationship, Nev, Ariel and Joost decide to expand the documentary to be about NewMedia relationships, especially the budding romance between Nev and Megan.
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Nev Yaniv 'Nev' Schulman is a photographer living with his brother Ariel 'Rel' Schulman and his best friend Joost, two amateur film makers.Rel's filmmaking partner, Henry Joost. After one of Nev's photos is featured in a newspaper, he is sent a painting of his photo by 8 year old Abby. [[ChildProdigy Abby is eloquent and gifted for her age]] and she and Nev begin talking, first through letters then through FaceBook. At this point Ariel and Joost Henry begin recording this relationship hoping to create a {{Documentary}} about Abby. Eventually Nev's correspondence extends to include Abby's family, including her mother Angela and her half-sister Megan. As Nev and Megan begin to develop a relationship, Nev, Ariel Ariel, and Joost Henry decide to expand the documentary to be about NewMedia relationships, especially the budding romance between Nev and Megan.
19th Jan '13 3:50:20 PM tropette
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* LifeImitatesArt: The film jumped in popularity, or at least in references, after football player [[http://deadspin.com/5976517/manti-teos-dead-girlfriend-the-most-heartbreaking-and-inspirational-story-of-the-college-football-season-is-a-hoax Manti Te'o]]'s girlfriend Lennay Kekua was revealed as a "catfish."
31st Dec '12 3:06:55 PM Jinkelheimer
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MTV recently turned the film into a series, in which Nev helps others who have been duped by "catfish".
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MTV recently turned the film into a series, in which Nev helps others who have been duped by "catfish".people meet their "catfish" - people using online personas, real, faked, or otherwise.

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MTV recently turned * DefeatMeansFriendship: [[spoiler:Bizarrely enough, the film into a series, in which person behind "Megan" and Nev helps others who have been duped by "catfish".became friends.]]
3rd Dec '12 5:58:22 PM astrakhan
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MTV recently turned the film into a series, in which Nev helps others who have been duped by "catfish".
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