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‘I’m Your Man’: Dan Stevens Stars in Girl-Meets-Robot Story Posing ‘Huge Philosophical Questions’

‘I’m Your Man’: Dan Stevens Stars in Girl-Meets-Robot Story Posing ‘Huge Philosophical Questions’

The logline “man meets robot” evokes a litany of famous android romances — “Her,” “Stepford Wives” and “Bladerunner” among them — but, curiously, there are nowhere near enough featuring male robots. The Dan Stevens-fronted “I’m Your Man” (Ich bin dein Mensch) ably rights the balance while posing philosophical questions in a witty, modern rom-com.

The Berlin Film Festival competition entry, directed by Maria Schrader, turns on cynical anthropologist Alma (Maren Eggert) who, in order to raise funds for her research, agrees to a three-week study trial with a humanoid robot named Tom (Dan Stevens), who is designed to fulfil her every need.

The Letterbox Filmproduktion-made film, which is being shopped internationally by Beta Cinema, was shot after the first wave of the pandemic in 2020, from August through September. Schrader — a major acting talent in Germany who’s now familiar to international audiences as Lenora Rauch in the recently ended “Deutschland” series,

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