Caught in the Net

(V síti)

A new documentary by Barbora Chalupová and Vít Klusák on what can happen to young girls when left at the mercy of the uncontrollable virtual world.

Everyone knows something like this is happening. But this is the only experiment to fully demonstrate what excessive openness on the internet means. The filmmaking couple hired youthful-looking (but over 18) actresses to pretend to be prepubescent girls and communicate with strangers who approached them based on their fake accounts. They attracted dozens of men in the first ten days, then hundreds, and finally thousands. The numbers of those looking for sexual satisfaction from the interactions are shocking. Most of the middle-aged men stopped at nothing to lure the supposed children into sending them photos or videos. And after weeks of online communication, there was even a personal meeting, held under the watchful eye of hidden bodyguards. What are sexual predators capable of?

About the film

Director: Barbora Chalupová, Vít Klusák
Czech Republic
2020 | 100 min.

Language: Czech

Subtitles: English

Director

Vít Klusák

Festival guest on days
Mar 05 - Mar 14, 2020

Filmography
2020 -Caught in the Net
2017 -The White World According to Daliborek
2015 - Czech Journal
2013 - Good Driver Smetana
2010 - All for the Good of the World and Nosovice!

Vít Klusák

Barbora Chalupová

Filmography
2020 - Caught in the Net
2019 - Czech journal: Real(e)state
2017 - Theory of Equality
2016 - Do zbraně!
2014 - Ďakujem ti, melónik

Barbora Chalupová

Screenings

07. 03. 21:00 Kino 35
DiscussionSabina Dlouhá, protagonist
Anežka Pithartová, protagonist
Tickets
12. 03. 15:00 Evald
DiscussionPavla Klimešová, executive producer
Tickets
13. 03. 18:00 Svetozor - Large Hall
CSL Interpretation
DiscussionBarbora Chalupová, director
Tickets

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