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against the physical activity Winklevosses are putting towards their goal to row for the Olympics. The Social Network represents the body and mind as two strict opposites that exclude each other. In this sense, it is not 10 Josh Pence only plays one of the twins from the neck down. His face was digitally replaced with Armie Hammer’s to make them appear identical, since the two men are unrelated and look nothing alike.
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44 surprising that the Winklevoss twins are unsuccessful in their online endeavors; they can be seen as mentally ‘ too slow . They however are very successful in their physical capacities being both strong and award-wining rowers who aim to row for the Olympic Games in the near future. The twins r epresent the typical image of the ‘jock’ in high school films, whereas Mark can be seen as the intelligent and tech-savy ‘nerd’ outsmarting the dumb jocks. Figure 3: Mark sitting behind his computer in his dorm room. The Social Network . Dir. David Fincher. Perf. Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield. Columbia, 2010. Film. Other scenes foreground how out of touch Zuckerberg is with his body. He pitches his idea for Facebook to Saverin, played by Andrew Garlfield, when they are standing in freezing weather outside. Mark just interrupted Eduardo ’s Hawaiian themed party and Saverin is only wearing shorts, slippers and a shirt. Saverin interjects Zuckerberg’s pitch by stammering ‘I can’t feel my legs’ and shivering visibly. Zucke rberg replies ‘I know, I am excited too’, and does not understand that his friend is not necessarily excited, but just rather cold. By contrast, Mark who is not wearing particularly adequate clothes either, seems rather untouched by the cold. Of all the replies that Aaron Sorkin, the screenwriter of the film, could have proposed, this remark about losing sense of the body adds to the idea that embodiment and online presence are juxtaposed. We can interpret this as Mark being completely out of touch with his body, and only concerned with his and others mental capacities.
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45 Figure 4: The Winklevoss brothers rowing crew. The Social Network . Dir. David Fincher. Perf. Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield. Columbia, 2010. Film. An Unsocial Character, an Unsocial Network Not only is Mark socially incapable in many situations, he is portrayed as a hurtful and ‘accidently’ malicious person who does not know how to treat the people close to him with care. In the opening shots of the film, he insults his girlfriend by stating that she does not need to do any homework, since she goes to Boston University, a school Zuckerberg perceives to be rather easy, since it ‘lesser than Harvard’. Erica even refers to Zuckerberg being a nerdy but also unkind by stating that ‘You are probably going to be a very successful computer person. But you're going to go through life thinking that girls don't like you because you're a nerd. And I want you to know, from the bottom of my heart, that that won't be true. It'll be because you're an asshole.’
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