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A.k.a.
I'm Your Man
Year
2021
Runtime
108 min.
Director
Maria Schrader
Genres
Drama, Romance, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Rating *
7.1
Votes *
0
Checks
401
Favs
28
Dislikes
6
Favs/checks
7.0% (1:14)
Favs/dislikes
5:1
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  1. HeikoScharnberg's avatar

    HeikoScharnberg

    A well crafted story, no surprising twists, but a balanced insight into a very specific part of AI and the future. I couldn‘t help it and had to think the core question over for myself too. 2 years 4 months ago
  2. MarthaMay's avatar

    MarthaMay

    Screwball comedy meets Ex Machina 2 years 9 months ago
  3. Siskoid's avatar

    Siskoid

    I wasn't sure if Dan Stevens was dubbed into German in I'm Your Man, but no, it appears he's fluent and that's him. But then playing an android whose factory presets are rather robotic (kind of like Data on Star Trek) before his algorithms can adjust to the person he's assigned to is probably why he seemed a little off at first. But this is really Maren Eggert's story. She plays Alma, an archaeo-linguist chosen to test a new android lover who evolves into one's best possible partner. She's against the whole idea, and a thoughtful romcom ensues. On the one hand, there's the science fiction idea and its philosophical ramifications, but I don't think that's what the movie is really about (though the play between revulsion and allure is key to the humanity of the film). Rather, it's a heightened portrait of a new relationship, and one could imagine a similar story where the android is human and simply awkward, trying to please, romantic but perceived as clingy or too intense, and just feeling his way, playing slightly different versions of himself, until the relationship stabilizes or falls apart. And isn't Alma herself "programmed" to react in certain ways, not by a computer engineer but by her past which, if the film's cursory science is to be understood, is what was input into "Tom" to make him her perfect mate. Her childhood fantasies aren't any more real than this artificial man, or any more fake, if you glimpse my meaning. Ultimately, this is about Alma learning to open herself up, overcoming her programmed responses. And if she can, couldn't Tom? 1 year 9 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #74 in Lola Award - Best German Film
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