XOXO
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Digital release poster
Directed by Christopher Louie
Produced by
Screenplay by Dylan Meyer
Story by Christopher Louie
Starring
Music by Aaron Drake
Cinematography Damián Acevedo
Edited by
  • Sam Bauer
  • Debby Germinio
Production
company
Distributed by Netflix
Release date
  • August 26, 2016 (2016-08-26)
Running time
92 minutes
Country United States
Language English

XOXO is a 2016 American drama film directed by Christopher Louie. It is based on a story by Louie and is written by Dylan Meyer. The film stars Sarah Hyland, Graham Phillips, Brett DelBuono, Hayley Kiyoko, Colin Woodell, Ryan Hansen, Ione Skye, and Chris D'Elia. It was released on August 26, 2016, by Netflix.

Contents

PlotEdit

The lives of six strangers collide during a frenetic night of romance and dream chasing when a young DJ is given a chance to perform at a festival.[1]

CastEdit

MusicEdit

SoundtrackEdit

XOXO (Music from the Netflix Original Film)
Soundtrack album by Various Artists
Released August 26, 2016
Genre Alternative electronic, electronic music, EDM, progressive house
Length 58:54
Label Big Beat Records
XOXO (Music from the Netflix Original Film)
No. Title Music Length
1. "Make Me Feel" Galantis and East & Young 3:27
2. "All I Ever Wanted" Michael Brun featuring Louie 4:13
3. "Song From the Sun" Yotto 3:57
4. "Momento" Mambo Brothers 7:36
5. "Signal" Zaxx 3:41
6. "Me & You" Alok featuring Iro 5:27
7. "im Friends W 25 Letters of the Alphabet, I Dont Know Y" graves & Dreamer 2:57
8. "Beats Knockin (Jack Ü Remix)" Skrillex & Diplo featuring Fly Boi Keno 2:53
9. "Keep It 100" (Keys N Krates live version) Grandtheft & Keys N Krates 2:03
10. "Ding Dong" Hitchhiker 2:36
11. "Indian Summer" Jai Wolf 4:08
12. "You & Me" (Flume Remix) Disclosure featuring Eliza Doolittle 4:42
13. "Gold Dust" Galantis 3:54
14. "Something About You" (ODESZA Remix) Hayden James 5:41
15. "One Last Night on Earth" Dada Life 3:50
16. "Home" (Lane 8 Remix) Icarus featuring Aurora 7:47

ProductionEdit

In July 2015, it was announced Sarah Hyland, Chris D'Elia, and Graham Phillips, had joined the cast of the film, with Dylan Meyer writing the screenplay, while Netflix will produce and distribute the film.[2] That same month, Hayley Kiyoko and Colin Woodell joined the cast of the film, while Christopher Louie will direct the film.[3] In June 2016, Pete Tong joined the film as a producer and music supervisor.[4]

Sarah Hyland and Graham Phillips have confirmed that XOXO was filmed in multiple music festivals and raves.[citation needed]

ReleaseEdit

XOXO was made available through Netflix on August 26, 2016.

ReceptionEdit

The film currently holds a 71% approval rating on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, based on seven reviews, with an average rating of 5.8/10. Nick Murray, writing in The Village Voice, opined that the film "may be as predictable as an EDM song, but it too offers pleasures to those willing to give themselves over to its rhythms."[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "XOXO". MovieTimes.com. MovieTimes.com. 2016. Retrieved December 27, 2016. 
  2. ^ Jafaar, Ali (July 8, 2015). "Netflix Expands Its Indie Strategy With Slate Of New Acquisitions". Deadline.com. Retrieved August 4, 2016. 
  3. ^ Gerard, Jermey (July 13, 2015). "Hayley Kiyoko Of 'CSI: Cyber' Is Cast In 'XOXO', Netflix' Indie-Fest Feature Project". Deadline.com. Retrieved August 4, 2016. 
  4. ^ Brandle, Lars (June 20, 2016). "Pete Tong Joins Netflix Film 'XOXO' as Music Supervisor, Producer". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 4, 2016. 
  5. ^ Murray, Nick (September 8, 2016). "'Dancing. Is. Important': Netflix's EDM Movie 'XOXO' Is a Transcendent Goof". The Village Voice. Retrieved September 9, 2016. 

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