Disconnect - Trailer
Director Henry Alex RubinYear 2013Genre(s) Dramas
With the 21st century world revolving around the it, people are becoming gradually more and more dependent on the internet, and it isn't without consequences. Derek and Cindy's marriage is on the rocks as he struggles to curb his online gambling habits and she enters into an extramarital affair with a stranger on a social networking site. Unfortunately, their secrets are forcibly uncovered when they realise that money is going missing from their accounts, due to an alarming case of identity fraud. Elsewhere, a teenaged social outcast is delighted when a girl online becomes seemingly interested in him leading him to send her some intimate pictures on her request. However, when the pictures show up around school, he is devastated to learn that he has been the victim of a cruel joke at the hands of a cyber-bully who created a fake account. Meanwhile, an ambitious journalist is curious to learn about young teenagers being intimate via webcam with strangers and sets out to get the scoop on the shocking practise despite ruining lives on the way.
'Disconnect' is the shockingly accurate story of the dangers of becoming too reliant on the internet. Identity theft, cyber-bullying and online prostitution are just a slice of the problems that modern day technology can bring as it becomes a bigger and bigger part of our daily lives. Directed by Henry Alex Rubin ('Murderball', 'Who Is Henry Jaglom?') and written by Andrew Stern ('Nurses', 'Return to Me'), this drama thriller is due to be released on April 12th 2013.
Starring: Jason Bateman, Alexander Skarsgard, Paula Patton, Max Thieriot, Frank Grillo, Andrea Riseborough, Michael Nyqvist, Colin Ford, Jonah Bobo, Hope Davis, Haley Ramm, Kasi Lemmons, Erin Wilhelmi, John Sharian, Erin Darke