The Social Network


Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Jeff Greenfield: Language and Film

About The Social Network

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Director David Fincher's biographical drama chronicles the meteoric rise of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) from Harvard sophomore to Internet superstar, examining his relationships with co-founder Eduardo Saverin (Andrew Garfield) and Napster founder Sean Parker (Justin Timberlake). Winning Golden Globes for Best Picture and Best Director, the film also racked up Oscar nods in the same categories and for lead actor Eisenberg.

Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Armie Hammer, Max Minghella, Rooney Mara, Rashida Jones, Brenda Song, Malese Jow, Joseph Mazzello

Director: David Fincher

Release Year: 2010

Length: 120 minutes

Rating: PG-13

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