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Full-length open source movie ‘Boy Who Never Slept’ is released online

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Amateur filmmaker Solomon Rothman has released a full-length open source movie called 'Boy Who Never Slept.'

The movie is offered under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 license; this allows people to use, edit, or share the movie in any way (except commercially) as long as they credit the creators.

The film centers on the life of an insomniac writer who meets a teenage girl online, and a friendship that grows into an unlikely love story wrapped in harsh reality. The movie deals with various issues, including the romanticization of love, age-related issues in relationships, like statutory rape (he's 23, and she's 16), and the idea of love in the online realm.

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