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Overall C

Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) wants to leave his mark on the world, so the Harvard undergrad rounds up some friends and begins to create an Internet social network. However, as the project builds his personal relationships crumble, especially with the site's co-founder Eduardo Saverin (Andrew Garfield). This drama is based on the true story of the inventors of Facebook.

Violence B
Sexual Content C
Profanity D
Substance Use D

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The Social Network

How might the accomplishments of these young men influence others who hope to achieve similar fame and fortune? How much of their success is based on their own abilities and how much is the result of good connections? Can money and recognition interfere with personal relationships?

What does this film suggest about life on university campuses? Do you think these depictions are accurate? How might the partying lifestyle impact a student’s academic achievements?

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