What Is The Theme Of Catfish

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Catfish is an American documentary film directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, involving a young man Nev being filmed by his brother and friend, as he builds a romantic relationship with a young woman on the social networking website Facebook. This film was a critical and commercial success. It led to an MTV reality TV series, Catfish: The TV Show. On the August 13, 2007 one of Yaniv´s photos appeared in the New York Sun. Three months later Yaniv received a painting of his photograph in the mail, with a signature saying “Abby”. Abby was an eight-year-old girl, who was engaged in painting. After seeing Abby´s painting he decided to send her his photographs for her to paint. After a course of few months, Ariel and Henry started documenting …show more content…

Web Sources: 2) Being a “catfish” in real life means, you are pretending to be someone you actually are not, in order to lure someone to be in a romantic relationship with you. 3) In my opinion, the main theme in this movie is about being cautious on believing strangers. You don´t need have to believe in everything stranger is telling you about themselves. Sometimes the people behind the screen could be potential stalkers or murderers, who are looking for an easy target to pursue or kill. However, the most important rule on the internet is, not giving the strangers any pictures and information about you. You can never know how they chose to use the provided information. 4) The turning point in the movie “Catfish” is when Nev and his brother Ariel discover that something is wrong. Nev gets a little bit suspicious when, Megan sends him a song that she has “recorded” after only a half hour. He then begins to listen all of “hers” songs, and afterwards discovers some differences between the voices in all of the songs that she had sent him. He then searches on YouTube, only to find the same performance of the songs she had sent him. Nev being disgusted decides to end the relationship, but continues due to his brothers

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