Ross from Friends directing a movie about child abuse, are you fucking kidding me? Oh, how I was wrong about him, because this turned out to be one of the best movies that I have seen in a last few months. Everything was perfect, from acting to the story, which was so disturbing and intense that I could feel almost all emotions that actors felt. After The American Crime (I guess Catherine Keener liked movies about child abuse) we have another fucked up movie about child abuse, but this time updated and very true. The level of research and phrases used in this movie is truly amazing, and I believe that this is more of a documentary than an actual film, because after seeing a few real documentaries about pedophilia and Internet hunting I noticed that almost nothing is changed to fit the narrative or altered in any other way. This movie does not follow the classic movie formula, but instead it follows life formula, showing us these events in true light. Oh yeah, and if I ever see Charlie (Chris Henry Coffey) in real life, I will punch him in the face.

Annie is a cheerful and happy fourteen-year-old girl living with her parents and siblings in suburbs. You might say that this family has it all, great family bonds, smarts, money and many more, but not until you scratch under the surface you can judge these things. Practicing for the volleyball team she meets Charlie, a boy about the same age on teen chat website. Two of them share the same interests, problems and soon start to chat regularly about the mundane life. After a while Charlie will decide to take their virtual relationship to a new level when he will tell her that he is a bit older than he led on,that he is 19 and still in love with her. Charmed by his texts (or sexts) she will forgive him this little lie and continue to chat with him. But soon, Charlie will test their relationship once again…

Director: David Schwimmer

Cast: Clive Owen, Catherine Keener, Liana Liberato, Viola Davis, Noah Emmerich, Chris Henry Coffey

Fun Facts: The movie was pulled from theaters after a week for unknown reasons

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1529572/

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