Black Mirror (2011– )
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A woman desperate to boost her social media score hits the jackpot when she's invited to a swanky wedding, but the trip doesn't go as planned.


Joe Wright


Rashida Jones (teleplay by), Michael Schur (teleplay by) | 1 more credit »





Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Bryce Dallas Howard ... Lacie Pound
Alice Eve ... Naomi Jayne Blestow
Cherry Jones ... Susan
James Norton ... Ryan Pound
Alan Ritchson ... Paul
Daisy Haggard ... Bets
Susannah Fielding ... Carol
Michaela Coel ... Airport Stewardess
Demetri Goritsas ... Hansen
Kadiff Kirwan ... Chester
Sope Dirisu ... Man in Jail
Clayton Evertson Clayton Evertson ... Ted
Andrew Roux ... Electro Station Assistant
Anjana Vasan Anjana Vasan ... Space Cop
Colin Moss ... Anthony


A woman who lives in a world where most people are completely overwhelmed by the madness of being popular and important in social reding earns an invitation from her best childhood friend to her marriage, but certain unexpected occasions will try to stop her from reaching In her destiny, had she been able to attend the wedding? Written by joão vitor neves

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller


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Release Date:

21 October 2016 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.90 : 1
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Did You Know?


Bryce Dallas Howard and Cherry Jones worked together in The Village (2004). See more »


When Naomi calls Lacie to tell her not to come to her wedding, there is a close-up shot at 47:32 that is flipped. This is revealed by Alice Eve's heterochromia. Her left blue eye and right green eye are flipped in this shot. See more »


Lacie: Don't shit on me for aiming higher.
Ryan: Pelican Cove higher?
Lacie: What's wrong with Pelican Cove? They're great apartments!
Ryan: They are fake-smile jail cells!
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An astonish look at the human nature
14 November 2016 | by nisreenmrSee all my reviews

Extremely good episode, one of the best so far. It lets you think about the true, harsh, judgmental human nature.

People tend to deal with other people when they think that person might enhance their reputation, connections, or material situation. It's like when we buy expensive gifts for rich people, and we never spend as much on people in need who can't afford to pay us back. We walk away from our friends if we felt they are affecting our situations negatively, sometimes without even trying to help.

On another level, it shows the effect, and falseness of social media network on our daily lives. We tend to look perfect and connect with the right people, while hiding the true us with all of our pain and struggles. I loved this episode but I dropped a star because I don't agree that the alternative "true self" they suggested will do any good for human nature.

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