WIN: Catfish DVD

Published:  June 8, 2011
WIN: Catfish DVD

Touted as, the ‘other’ Facebook movie, Catfish, is set to be released on DVD in Australia on 16 June 2011.

The documentary follows New York photographer, (Yaniv) Nev Schulman, as he develops a Facebook friendship with 8-year Abby from Michigan. Nev is captured by his filmmaker brother Rel and friend Harry, in an intriguing documentary which provides a commentary on modern friendships.

Australian distributors of Catfish, Hopscotch Films, summarise the film as follows:

“The less you know about Catfish the better. Whatever you learn, don’t give away the ending to others. To spoil this movie is unforgivable. It’s unlike any documentary you’ve ever seen before.

It starts out with New York photographer Nev Schulman, filmmaker brother Rel and friend Henry making a film about an 8 year-old girl named Abby from Michigan, who painted an immaculate picture of one of Nev’s photographs. The painting is mailed to Nev, and soon a friendship is born. Nev starts talking to Abby’s mother, Angela, and her half-sister Megan. The all have Facebook pages, and soon Nev begins Facebook relationships with all three. His friendship with Megan, a pretty blonde twenty-something, escalates into sexually charged exchanges, and he starts to really care for her. What happens next is a sheer surprise and this funny, clever and loveable little documentary becomes a fascinating, breathtaking, heartbreaking, edge-of-your-seat look at human nature in our digital age. The internet-facebook-iphone world we’ve built for ourselves will never look the same again.”

The competition is now closed.

45 Responses

  1. Liam

    Pick me, pick me!

  2. Effie Bakkalis

    This movie sounds intriguing! If I could, I’d give it a ‘like’ here in the comments box!

  3. kirsten

    ooh, this looks really interesting! Yes please :)

  4. Nat

    One comment, left.

  5. Lisa

    Always about the consequences…

  6. Cory

    Yes I heard of this, would love to see this movie!

  7. Jeremy

    I am very intrigued + curious, intricurious if you will.

  8. Steph

    Loved this movie. I was thinking about it for weeks after I saw it.

  9. Sheena

    It’s pretty cold today…

  10. +1. Intrigued to see what points the DVD covers on the issue!

  11. Luke

    Would love one!

  12. Ange

    i missed seeing this at the cinema. i would absolutely love to win a copy of the dvd!

  13. Can I have one pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeease?!

  14. Jaz

    Heard it’s great! This would be the first time I have ever one something :)

  15. This looks great… I love hopscotch films! It would be a great movie to have!!

  16. Natalie

    Great cover design by Mark Gowing!

  17. Kathy Mason

    Would love to win this.

  18. Rosey

    oh – yes please

  19. Emily

    I want to see what happens. please pick me!!

  20. Justin

    Please don’t spoil the ending for me… Whatever you do! I need to wait until Desktop mails this to me.

  21. Liana Lucca-Pope

    Yes please

  22. Kathy McDuff

    Pick me! Pick me!

  23. melissa

    yes please

  24. Alana

    I found a dollar today. Unfortunately it’s not enough to buy this DVD so winning it would be quite dandy!

  25. I’m in the running…… !

  26. cindy

    We..I want!!! Pick me!!! ;)

  27. I’m in the running….!

  28. LingTM

    Yes please..thank you ;)

  29. Totally intrigued… …and want. I had no Idea what this movie was about before and now I’m terribly scared that someone will spoil it for me before I see it. *glares* / *shifty eyes*

  30. Yep i’m in… have to know whats behind that garage door now!

  31. My DVD player is on a high-IQ diet and needs to be fed!

  32. Im intrigued!!! let me press play?!

  33. Blair Doherty

    Sounds like a top film. Would love a copy.

  34. kerry brookes

    I remember seeing a preview for this a few months ago looks great… a pleasant reminder of what can and does happen too frequently.

  35. Mos Def interested in viewing the consequences. Just goes hand-in-hand with the already ever-present voyeurism that takes place on the social network. Hook that sh*t up! Please.

  36. Cam

    Missed it at the cinema, looking forward to seeing. My own copy would be cat-tastic!

  37. kali

    one fish, two fish, catfish, desktop!

  38. Kathy McDuff

    Pretty pretty pretty please with cherries on top!!!

  39. Monica

    Comment commenty comment.

  40. Daniel

    Yes, YEs, YES!

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