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Dopamine (2003)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  23 January 2003 (USA)
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A San Franciscan computer programmer falls in love with one his creations in the days after the dot.com boom.

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Winston
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Tammy
Nicole Wilder ...
Machiko
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Richard
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Toru
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Rand, Winston, and Johnson have a small tech startup company in the Bay Area that's developing a artificially-lived computer character, Koy Koy the bird, who can hear and see and interact with the user. Koy Koy gets placed in a kids schoolroom for testing, and Rand develops a relationship with one of the teachers, Sarah. Rand learns that his scientific understanding of human mating isn't necessarily a roadmap for the real thing. Written by Martin Lewison <dr@martinlewison.com>

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Rated R for language, sexuality and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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$22,278 (USA) (10 October 2003)

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$22,278 (USA) (10 October 2003)
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Rand: You cold?
Sarah McCaulley: No, what are you feeling? Are you all squishy inside or is this just some phermones thing that's kicking in?
Rand: Well it's obviously your pheromones...
Sarah McCaulley: My pheromones?
Rand: Yeah, your epocrine glads produce most of them. I sense them through smell. Especially when we kiss.
Sarah McCaulley: What else are you feeling?
Rand: Biologically, my ribonasal organ and my hypothalamas are kicking in the hormones right now.
Sarah McCaulley: What hormones?
Rand: Testosterone, big time.
Sarah McCaulley: Okay, shut up now.
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We are only perfect when we're born
1 October 2003 | by (Dallas, Texas) – See all my reviews

Greetings again from the darkness. Saw the Dallas premiere this evening and co-writer Tim Breitbach and lead actor John Livingston were in attendance and held a Q&A after the showing. Really liked the premise of the movie ... the whole science vs. nature/feelings thing. Thought John Livingston was excellent in his role as Rand, the computer genius who struggles with his feelings in real life. Livingston reminds of a less egotistical, more talented Ben Affleck. He is a true actor. Sabrina Lloyd (veteran of many TV shows) displays the darkness and vulnerability and toughness necessary for her role. Her very expressive eyes go along way towards silent conversation. You can almost taste her pain. Just a little disappointed with some of the stereotypes and weak dialog in parts. Other parts were brilliant and I can understand why it was selected for Sundance Film Festival. Would have enjoyed just a bit more of the three man creative process that was displayed in hyper speed to keep the audience from being bored. After 3 years on the same project, I was very interested in the group dynamics. Overall worth seeing, with some excellent parts, as well as some inconsistencies in quality of scenes.


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