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People You May Know (2017)

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An introvert realizes he can be whomever he wants to be on the Internet.

Director:

Sherwin Shilati

Writers:

Michael Mohan (story), Sherwin Shilati | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Thune ... Jed
Halston Sage ... Tasha
Kaily Smith Westbrook ... Franky
Nicholas Rutherford ... Will
Carly Chaikin ... Oakley
Gillian Alexy ... Abigail
Ian Harding ... Phillip
Usher Raymond ... Usher
Anna Margaret Hollyman ... Mina
Justin Klosky ... Dave
Adam Westbrook Adam Westbrook ... Carl
Carlo Rota ... Bill
Christopher Darga ... Harold
Dillon Lane ... Kevin
Donn Swaby ... Perfect Buyer
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People You May Know follows Jed, a 30-something introvert who has managed to abstain from social media until now. When prompted with the gargantuan task of defining who he is, he realizes the life he can fake is much more interesting than the life he actually leads.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 2017 (USA) See more »

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Social Media Spirituality At Its Finest
13 March 2018 | by omendataSee all my reviews

Yes I am taking the mick in case the title misleads you.

Another hollow and tedious movie based around social media. Its a worn out thread already; pass me the recycle bin.

As boring, repetitive, time wasting and bereft of honesty as most of social media actually is in reality.

Watching this movie is as pointless and meaningless as posting your life on facebook, twitter and wasting hours of non-productive time arguing with people you dont even know and trying ever so hard to gain your portion of "confirmation" as they call it on social media. Don't get me wrong, I've been there myself but there is a time when you wake up and realise you are wasting your life and precious time on people you have never met and will never meet and that the whole thing is merely another distraction from the joys of actually living but movies like these try to hoodwink you into believing the hype!

The fact that they actually mention in the movie that over 3/4's of the USA never read a book last year says it all and is virtually the only interesting piece of dialogue in the entire movie!

Good acting from the cast but that cannot save a totally pointless script and dull movie.


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