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MFF to open with screening of The Social Network

MUMBAI: The 12th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) will open with David Fincher‘s The Social Network, a recent Hollywood blockbuster.


In India, the film releases on 12 November.


The film is about the founding of the social networking website Facebook and comes with the tagline ‘you don‘t get to 500 million friends without making a few enemies‘. It features Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Brenda Song, Max Minghella, Rooney Mara, Rashida Jones and Armie Hammer.


The story revolves around Harvard undergraduate and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg, who on a fall night in 2003, sits down on his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication.


Six years and 500 million friends later, Zuckerberg becomes the youngest billionaire in history but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.
 

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