“Disconnect” is a drama-thriller film directed by Henry Alex Rubin, released in 2012. The film revolves around several interconnected stories that explore the consequences of the increasing use of technology and social media in our lives. The film features an ensemble cast including Jason Bateman, Hope Davis, Alexander Skarsgård, Paula Patton, and Frank Grillo.
The first story follows a teenager who becomes the victim of cyberbullying after a video of him performing an embarrassing act goes viral. The second story involves a couple whose identities are stolen and their savings wiped out by cyber criminals. The third story focuses on a journalist who develops an emotional connection with a teenage prostitute he meets online while investigating a sex-chat website.
The film explores the themes of loneliness, alienation, and the effects of technology on human relationships. It received positive reviews for its performances, direction, and screenplay, and was praised for its thought-provoking commentary on the impact of social media on society.
Duration: 115 min.