Friday Download: Caught in the Web

Friday Download is dedicated to curating the best download-able objects on the web, courtesy of BitTorrent Bundle for Publishers

In this week’s FDL: a modern Chinese story about private life in the digital world. Caught in the Web, directed by Chen Kaige (Farewell My Concubine, The Emperor and the Assassin) is a story about a young woman, Ye, who becomes embroiled in controversy after a cell phone video of her being disrespectful to an elderly person goes viral. The video sparks intense debate on and off the Internet. And the backlash becomes more than she can bear. As Ye’s life, and the lives of those around her, slip into scrunity and chaos, she must decide if she wants to face the truth or find sancutary in hiding. Download the Bundle to get a behind-the-scenes look at this must-watch film.

“A cinematic tour de force in every respect.”Dan Fainaru, Screen Daily

Caught in the Web represents a thought-provoking, character-driven morality tale by Chinese helmer Chen Kaige.” –Maggie Lee, Variety

“Chen Kaige’s fast-paced contemporary dramedy is a masterful take on Internet character assassination.”Deborah Young, The Hollywood Reporter

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Kathie
Written by: Kathie

Person on the Internet. Occasionally, a machine that turns pizza into energy.

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