Caught in the Web

Release date: November 27, 2013
(NY; limited: Dec. 6)

Studio: levelFILM

Director: Chen Kaige

MPAA Rating: N/A

Screenwriters: ,

Starring: Yuanyuan Gao, Chen Yao, Mark Chao, Hong Chen, Xueqi Wang

Genre: Drama

Duration: N/A

Copyright Holder: N/A

Copyright: N/A

Plot Summary:

This contemporary ensemble drama centers around the story of a young woman, who after learning of a terminal illness, is caught on video mistreating an elderly bus passenger. She quickly becomes the victim of a massive viral internet campaign, with her life, and the lives of everyone around her, slipping into chaos and media scrutiny. A social commentary about the ‘sound bite’ society we are becoming, it is a moving tale of the effects media and technology have on the truth, and the damage quick judgments can cause.

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