Director: Alex Garland
Screenwriter: Alex Garland
Cast: Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac
Rated R | 108 Minutes
Release Date: April 24, 2015
“Holding for memories, shifting for thoughts…”
Alex Garland, the writer of 28 Days Later and Sunshine, makes his directorial debut with Ex Machina, a stylish and cerebral sci-fi thriller. Domhnall Gleeson (Frank, About Time) stars as Caleb Smith, a computer programmer who spends a week at the secluded mountain estate of Internet billionaire and reclusive genius Nathan Bateman (Oscar Isaac).
Upon his arrival, Caleb learns that Nathan has selected him to be the human component in a Turing Test on a humanoid artificial intelligence named ‘Ava’ (Alicia Vikander). Caleb must evaluate the android’s capabilities and determine if Ava possesses real emotional intelligence or if its consciousness is just a clever deception.
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