In a future world of global warming and awe-inspiring scientific advances, humans share every aspect of their lives with sophisticated companion robots called Mechas. But when an advanced prototype robot child named David is programmed to show unconditional love, his human family isn't prepared for the… More »
In a future world of global warming and awe-inspiring scientific advances, humans share every aspect of their lives with sophisticated companion robots called Mechas. But when an advanced prototype robot child named David is programmed to show unconditional love, his human family isn't prepared for the consequences. Suddenly, David is on his own in a strange and dangerous world. Befriended by a streetwise Mecha, David embarks on a quest to discover the startling secret of his own identity.« Less
Blu-ray, widescreen, 1080p High Definition; DTS-HD Master Audio 6.1 (English), Dolby Digital 5.1 (French or Spanish).
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DVD; widescreen; requires a Blu-ray player.
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English, French or Spanish dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; requires Blu-ray player.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
Based on a screen story by Ian Watson.
Based on a short story by Brian Aldiss.
Release date: Apr. 12, 2011.
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A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.
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Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.
Violence: This title contains Violence.
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Gigolo Joe: They ask for me by name. Gigolo Joe, What do you know?
David: Mommy? Will you die? Monica: Well, one day, David, yes, I will. David: I'll be alone. Monica: Don't worry yourself so. David: How long will you live? Monica: For ages. For 50 years. David: I love you, Mommy. I hope you never die. Never.
Narrator: Those were the years when the icecaps melted due to the greenhouse gases and the oceans had risen and drowned so many cities along all the shorelines of the world. Amsterdam, Venice, New York forever lost. Millions of people were displaced. Climate became chaotic. Hundreds of millions of people starved in poorer countries. Elsewhere a high degree of prosperity survived when most governments in the developed world introduced legal sanctions to license pregnancies. Which was why robots, who were never hungry and did not consume resources beyond those of their first manufacture were so essential an economic link in the chain mail society.
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