Socialphobia (2014) Seok-jae Hong, Yo-han Byeon, Lee Ju-Seung, Yoo-ram Bae, Drama

A woman is attacked by Internet users after posting provocative remarks online. Using her personal information, they go to her place but what they find is her body; she took her own life. Who made her kill herself? Or, was she killed by someone else?

Socialphobia tries to uncover the life in the cyber world and how it correlates with real life. When a condescending remark was tweeted, the internet go berserk and start to rally against the immoral tweet- er. As the hatred blown out of proportion, a group of online community member feel the need to punish the criminal only to put themselves in trouble.

Repeatedly, the message sent in this movie was that normal functioning society members would never understand the life of a keyboard warrior; why they do the things they do, how they end up being a keyboard warrior. To me, keyboard warrior is just an online bully. When the medium like internet exist it makes it easier for bullies to channel their anger and immoral attitude without so much hassle. People don’t know who you are and you can simply let them know the other side of you and usually without getting caught in real life.

Basically, I think this movie wants to portray how bad the younger generation has messed up with the existence of social media platform. While the platform was created with good intention, younger generations are prone to evil side it has to offer.

The movie is good enough for me. I wouldn’t go as far as saying great because I wasn’t heavily impacted by it. I’m well aware of the bad stuff that’s going on and so it didn’t so much as give me any enlightenment regarding the issue. I wish keyboard warriors would watch this movie and get a good scare out of it.



DVDRip | MKV | 720 x 400 | x264 @ 1232 Kbps | 103 min | 1,31 Gb
Audio: Korean AC3 5.1 @ 448 Kbps | Subs: English, Korean, Arabic
Genre: Drama

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