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Robot Stories (2003)

Winner of over 23 awards, "Robot Stories" is science fiction from the heart, four stories in which utterly human characters struggle to connect in a world of robot babies and android office... See full summary »

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13 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

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Marcia
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Roy / Groper
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Doug
Gina Quintos ...
Young Marcia
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Mrs. Ito
Glenn Kubota ...
Mr. Ito
Norma Fire ...
Caseworker
T. Lynn Eanes ...
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Catherine Carota ...
Nurse
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Bernice
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Grace
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Wilson
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Amanda
Rea Tajiri ...
Doctor
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Winner of over 23 awards, "Robot Stories" is science fiction from the heart, four stories in which utterly human characters struggle to connect in a world of robot babies and android office workers. The stories include: "My Robot Baby," in which a couple must care for a robot baby before adopting a human child; "The Robot Fixer," in which a mother tries to connect with her dying son by completing his toy robot collection; "Machine Love," in which an office worker android learns that he, too, needs love; and "Clay," in which an old sculptor must choose between natural death and digital immortality. Written by Greg Pak

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Everything is changing... Except the human heart.

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Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi

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20 January 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Istories me robot  »

Box Office

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$11,806 (USA) (13 February 2004)

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$131,029 (USA) (18 June 2004)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film began principle photography in New York on September 10, 2001, the day before the destruction of the World Trade Center. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Ito: [to young daughter] Want some advice, Marsha? Never fall in love. Never get married. Never have kids.
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Smart, funny, and sad
26 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

Caught the film at a special preview in Los Angeles. Four Twilight-Zonish stories with themes spanning birth to death.

Particularly liked Tamlyn Tomita in "My Robot Baby" and the amazing actress who played the grieving mother in "The Robot Fixer." It's incidentally the best looking tape-to-film transfer I've ever seen.


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