In the near-future, a woman whose robotic husband fails to meet her standards returns and upgrades him for a better version with standards that she now fails to meet.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
12 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Der Tunnel (2001)
Drama | History | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Based on a true story a group of East Berliners escaping to the West. Harry Melchior was a champion East German swimmer at odds with the system under which he has already been imprisoned. ... See full summary »

Director: Roland Suso Richter
Stars: Heino Ferch, Nicolette Krebitz, Sebastian Koch
Bandits (1997)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Four female cons who have formed a band in prison get a chance to play at a police ball outside the walls. They take the chance to escape. Being on the run from the law they even make it to... See full summary »

Director: Katja von Garnier
Stars: Katja Riemann, Jasmin Tabatabai, Nicolette Krebitz
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Steve recently moved to Frankfurt for work. His wife is a stranger in the new city, bored and vulnerable. She meets her husband's boss who is going through some big events in his life as well. They start to have an affair.

Director: Christoph Hochhäusler
Stars: Nicolette Krebitz, Robert Hunger-Bühler, Mark Waschke
Wild I (2016)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An anarchist young woman breaks the tacit contract with civilization and fearlessly decides on a life without hypocrisy or an obligatory safety net.

Director: Nicolette Krebitz
Stars: Lilith Stangenberg, Georg Friedrich, Nelson
Skypemare (Video 2013)
Short | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Alison is left home alone on Halloween night, but while chatting with her best friend Jenna over Skype, something terrifying happens to Jenna, leaving Alison helpless on the other side of the computer screen, watching in horror.

Director: John Fitzpatrick
Stars: Cerina Vincent, Annika Marks, Adam J. Yeend
Lichter (2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

This movie reflects on the situation around the border between Poland and Germany. The fate of many single characters creates a picture of life in this region: Some Ukrainians want to cross... See full summary »

Director: Hans-Christian Schmid
Stars: Andrzej Górak, Anna Yanovskaya, Sergey Frolov
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A woman's life is destroyed when she discovers that her husband has another family.

Director: Nicolette Krebitz
Stars: Nina Hoss, Devid Striesow, Bella Brunnet
Simpan (1999)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Two different families claim the body of a woman killed in a catastrophe.

Director: Chan-wook Park
Stars: Hak-rak Choi, Ju-bong Gi, In-bae Ko
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Rita Vogt is a radical West German terrorist who abandons the revolution and settles in East Germany with a new identity provided by the East German secret service. She lives in constant ... See full summary »

Director: Volker Schlöndorff
Stars: Bibiana Beglau, Richard Kropf, Martin Wuttke
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An awkward and unpopular high school teacher tries to stop two of her colleagues from falling in love.

Director: Kyoung-mi Lee
Stars: Hyo-jin Kong, Seong-woo Bae, Joon-ho Bong
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Directors: Chan-kyong Park, Chan-wook Park
Short | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In a very familiar future, squads of privatized police officers from various corporations, walk the streets of New York and sell protection plans to citizens.

Director: K. Michel Parandi
Stars: Kim Allen, Chris Beetem, Kim Bonifay
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Jane
...
Paul
Judith Rohde ...
Delivery woman
Anna Schenk-Rollmann ...
Marie
Lisa Zlotnick ...
Call Center Operator (voice)
Edit

Storyline

In the near-future, a woman whose robotic husband fails to meet her standards returns and upgrades him for a better version with standards that she now fails to meet.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

September 2006 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Clever take on male/female relationships -- bold and creative.
30 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Most impressive is the high end look and feel -- you would think the budget was 100 times larger than it was, and that the time spent making it was 6 months rather than about a week. Very professional in every way, this "short film" presages a "long career" for the director. Also, the acting is top notch -- often short films suffer from poor performances by whomever was willing to do the job for little pay. In this film, the lead roles are performed by accomplished professionals who give this project an air of commercial and artistic integrity that is based in reality, not artifice. I applaud this film, and encourage you to watch it and share it with your friends.


12 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?