• Released
  • April 12, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • R , 1 hr 55 min
  • Drama
  • 276 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: DISCONNECT explores the consequences of modern technology and how it affects and defines our daily relationships.

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100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
One of the rare films that directly responds to and expresses modern anxieties, this debut feature from director Henry Alex Rubin...
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Even when Disconnect follows the path we expect it to follow, it does so in a way that keeps us intensely engaged. There wasn't a moment...
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

Even when Disconnect follows the path we expect it to follow, it does so in a way that keeps us intensely engaged. There wasn't a moment...
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75

NPR

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Disconnect is naturally gripping. Using unforgiving closeups, Rubin pokes into unexpected corners— not least the different ways in which...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Bateman, in a rare dramatic role, is just tremendous, finding depths of emotion where they're least expected. Disconnect works they same...
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75

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
The film builds to a three-pronged tumultuous climax, shot in slow motion that could have been overwrought but somehow isn’t.
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Disconnect is by turns frustrating and fascinating.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Characters are richly drawn and relatable, though at times stories teeter on melodrama. The overall effect, however, is powerful.
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The structure is sheer contrivance — three narratives intricately interlocked — while the plot amounts to a convenience store of variably...
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Disconnect is far from a bad movie. It’s just better at melodrama than drama.
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Rated R | For Sexual content, some graphic nudity, language, violence and drug use - some involving teens.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Intense, powerful film explores joys and dangers of the Web.
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