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GER21 I'm Your Man

18+ 105 MIN
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Synopsis

The new film from actress and Emmy Award-winning director Maria Schrader (Unorthodox) is a beguiling girl-meets-boy romantic comedy with a provocative twist.

Recently separated forty-something Alma (the effervescent Maren Eggert in her Berlinale award-winning performance) is a research scientist at Berlin’s magnificent Pergamon Museum, and entirely dedicated to her work. Needing research funds, she’s persuaded by her supervisor to participate in an extraordinary study - for three weeks she must live with a human-like robot designed solely to be her ideal companion. Thus, after an exhaustive survey of her preferences, Alma is introduced to the unflappably upbeat Tom (Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens in a revelatory performance), a handsome A.I. creation who’s programmed to adapt to her desires as they get to know each other, making him her perfect life partner. Though thoroughly disinterested in Tom and dismissive of the project overall, Alma discovers that life can take us in unexpected directions...

Sharing DNA with Spike Jonze’s Her, Schrader’s intriguing tragicomedy is a witty and nuanced take on the familiar odd-couple dynamic, questioning love, longing and what it means to be human.

Awards

WINNER: Silver Bear – Best Leading Performance, Berlin International Film Festival 2021

OFFICIAL SELECTION (Competition): Berlin International Film Festival 2021

Reviews

"Immensely enjoyable, intriguing and complex."

- Screen International


Movie Information

Release date

Tuesday 25th May

Duration

105 min

Rating

18+

Cast

Sandra Hüller, Dan Stevens, Maren Eggert, Hans Löw

Director

Maria Schrader

Genre

Film Festival

Language

German with English subtitles

Participating Cinemas

Palace Balwyn Cinema, Palace James Street, Palace Barracks, Palace Norton St, Palace Brighton Bay, Palace Cinema Como, Pentridge Cinema, Chauvel Cinema, Palace Electric, Palace Byron Bay, Palace Central Sydney, Kino Cinema, Palace Raine Square



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