Sunday, January 30, 2011


New York photographer Yaniv Schulman forms an unlikely internet friendship after one of his pictures is transformed into a painting by a talented eight year old artist called Abby. He exchanges messages on Facebook with Abby's mother Angela, and finds that he is becoming attracted to Abby's 19 year old half sister Megan. Their growing online relationship is documented by two filmmakers - Yaniv's brother Arial and friend Henry Joost who sense an opportunity to tell a story as events unfold when Yaniv makes the trip from New York to rural Michigan to meet Megan and her family.

This is a film that should be seen without knowing more than the basic premise if at all possible, but if you have ever wondered about the real people behind Facebook profiles then this will appeal to you.

Highly recommended.

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