A documentary about the futuristic robots among us. Vaguely Lynchian, replete with Herzogesque warped humour, addressing the gaps in communication, love and emotion that are in store, this fascinating, oddly chilling film will haunt you for a long time to come. Be prepared!
The robots of the future are almost upon us, so be prepared! Through two parallel subjects – a Japanese grandmother with a domestic robot and a run-of-the-mill American with a humanoid girlfriend – the filmmaker investigates humanity’s looming social problems in an unpredictable future coming faster than we naively expected. The oddly chilling Hi, A.I. employs irony and absurdity to brilliantly confront the gaps in communication, love and emotion that are in store. Reminiscent of...
| 88 minutes | 2019
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