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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
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Machiko
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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: My question is, does the chemical make-up between two human mammals make up our personal involvement a moot point?
Sarah McCaulley: Of course, it's all chemical to start with. It's all just signals to communicate with these bodies we live in, but true love is incredible, all consuming.
Rand: No I totally agree with you, all consuming. BUt so is the lust, I mean is it possibly rooted in physiology rather then
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Rand: our hearts?
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Guardian
Written by Eric Holland
Performed by Anagram
0 to 1 Records 2002
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Has a feel of Requiem for a Dream with more pleasant content.
11 October 2003 | by (Washington DC) – See all my reviews

People are giving this movie unfair ratings. It was both analytic, which we all feel compelled to be, and sensitive. The soundtrack was amazing, and the camera work done with the high speed film perfectly conveyed the mood of the film at the appropriate moments. If you don't like this movie, perhaps you're missing at heart because it certainly pulled at mine.


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