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Fyre (2019)

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An exclusive behind the scenes look at the infamous unraveling of the Fyre music festival.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Billy McFarland ... Himself - Fyre Co-Founder (archive footage)
Jason Bell Jason Bell ... Himself - Former NFL Player (archive footage)
Gabrielle Bluestone Gabrielle Bluestone ... Herself - Journalist, Vice News
Shiyuan Deng Shiyuan Deng ... Herself - Product Designer
Ja Rule ... Himself - Fyre Co-Founder (archive footage)
Michael Ciccarelli Michael Ciccarelli ... Himself - Software Engineer
Mdavid Low ... Himself - Fyre Creative Director (as MDavid Low)
Samuel Krost Samuel Krost ... Himself - Fyre Media
Andy King Andy King ... Himself - Event Producer
J.R. J.R. ... Himself - Former Fyre Employee
Brett Kincaid Brett Kincaid ... Himself - Director, Matte Projects
Mick Purzycki Mick Purzycki ... Himself - CEO, Jerry Media
James Ohliger James Ohliger ... Himself - Jerry Media
Grant Margolin Grant Margolin ... Himself - Fyre Marketing Director (archive footage)
Keith van der Linde Keith van der Linde ... Himself - Pilot / Logistics (as Keith)
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An exclusive behind the scenes look at the infamous unraveling of the Fyre music festival.

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Taglines:

The Greatest Party That Never Happened.

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Documentary | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Mary Ann Rolle set up a GoFundMe to help pay her staff. It reached $260000 in the first 9 days. See more »

Quotes

Himself - Event Producer: I got to his office, fully prepared to suck his dick.
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Connections

Spoofed in Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj: Drug Pricing (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

PRESS, BREATH
Written and Performed by Lawrence English and Tom Hall
Copyright Control
From the album Euphoria
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Biting, surreal look behind the scenes of a disaster
21 January 2019 | by jehosaphet-58803See all my reviews

It was almost palpable, the sense of unease that you feel as the concert goers began to realize just how much of a disaster they'd signed up for...even though you knew it was coming. This was a very well told story, and aside from that, the best thing I could say is that it was told very to-the-point. It wasn't a long, rambling documentary...it said what needed to be said, yet also gives the viewer a nuanced view of just how some of the people behind this promotion were able to be dragged in over their heads. You can't help but feel for some of these guys, as they were taken for just as much of a ride as the festival attendees, but lost more than just the cost of a ticket. There's currently a Gofundme page set up for the owner of a restaurant who worked tirelessly to provide food for everyone, giving up her life savings in the process. Apparently she was very reluctant to speak on camera, as the issue is still very hurtful for her, but hopefully it'll end up being worth it for her having done so.

If you don't know much about this event, this is one heck of a story insofar as the difference between what was advertised and what was eventually produced, the dichotomy itself provided quite a bit of entertainment value with its "wow" factor. Great documentary on a very interesting part of our zeitgeist, a testament to the power of social media as well as its potential for abuse and the superficiality it helps foster.


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