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The Social Network

March 3, 2011 7:30 pm
March 3, 2011 9:45 pm
Ropery Hall
Maltkiln Road, Barton upon Humber, North Lincolnshire, United Kingdom, DN18 5JT

The Social Network is a 2010 semi-biographical drama film about the founding of the social networking website Facebook and the resulting lawsuits. The film was directed by David Fincher and features an ensemble cast including Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Brenda Song, Armie Hammer, Max Minghella, Rashida Jones, Joseph Mazzello, and Rooney Mara.

The film won three Academy Awards for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score, and Best Film Editing.

Aaron Sorkin adapted his screenplay from Ben Mezrich’s 2009 nonfiction book The Accidental Billionaires. Sorkin also makes a cameo appearance as a would-be advertiser. Neither founder Mark Zuckerberg nor any other member of the Facebook team was involved with the project, although Eduardo Saverin was a consultant for Mezrich’s story.

The film won the Best Motion Picture – Drama Golden Globe at the 68th Golden Globe Awards 2011. The film also won the awards for Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Original Score, making it the film with the most wins of the night.

The film won the awards for the Best Editing, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Director at the BAFTA 2011

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