Science On Screen®: Her (2013)

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Genre

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Release Year

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Director

Spike Jonze

Producer

Megan Ellison, Spike Jonze, Vincent Landay

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson

Country

USA

Runtime

126 Min

Rating

R

Accessibility

Limited Mobility Access

One Night Only, July 12!
Featuring a pre-screening talk entitled AI: No Scent Of A Woman , presented by Anna Feldman, Ph.D., Professor of Linguistics and Computer Science at Montclair State University

Set in the Los Angeles of the slight future, HER follows Theodore Twombly, a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching, personal letters for other people. Heartbroken after the end of a long relationship, he becomes intrigued with a new, advanced operating system, which promises to be an intuitive entity in its own right, individual to each user. Upon initiating it, he is delighted to meet “Samantha,” a bright, female voice, who is insightful, sensitive and surprisingly funny. As her needs and desires grow, in tandem with his own, their friendship deepens into an eventual love for each other.

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