Im Your Man

Maria Schrader, Germany, 2021

Maren Eggert, Dan Stevens, Sandra Hüller Rated 15 Run time 108 mins

A film about A.I., consciousness, love and relationships. Alma (Maren Eggert) is an archaeologist who agrees to test out an android, Tom (Dan Stevens, speaking excellent German), who is programmed to be the perfect fit for her emotionally and intellectually.  After a couple of teething problems, she takes him home – but things don’t all go to plan. Intriguing and very amusing from beginning to end.

96% – Rotten Tomatoes

7.1 / 10 – IMDB

“Schrader’s filmmaking, more fluent and less mannered than in her last feature “Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe,” keeps proceedings supple but not soft, colored by Tobias Wagner’s wistful, jazz-laced score and the overcast pastels of Benedict Neuenfels’ lensing.”

“much depends on the actors to keep this high-concept piece from collapsing into silliness or navel-gazing, and Eggert’s flinty firmness and Stevens’ buttery elegance prove ideally mismatched from the off “

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