A shy genius is employed by his former university to design robot software.

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Lana Levy
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David Garel
Claudia Vega ...
Eva
Anne Canovas ...
Julia
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Max
Sara Rosa Losilla ...
Prototipo 519 (as Sara Rosa)
Manel Dueso ...
Profesor (as Manuel Dueso)
Ona Casamiquela ...
Dorotea
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Eric
Jordi Díaz ...
Médico
Oscar Valsecchi ...
Camarero
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Alumno Laboratorio #1
Juan Campavadal ...
Alumno Laboratorio #2
Harris Gordon ...
Policía (as Harris James Gordon)
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Set in 2041, Alex Garel is a well-known robot programmer who after 10 years returns to his home town to work in his old university when his friend Julia brings him a project to create a new line of robot child. There Alex meets his brother David, Lana (Alex's former lover and David's current wife), and Eva, Alex's 10-years-old niece. Looking for inspiration, Alex asks Eva to be the muse of the new robot, watching her attitude and behavior during the time they spend together, making emotional tests to configure its personality. The relationship with his niece gives Alex doubts about finishing the project and awakens old feelings for Lana. At the same time he starts suspecting that perhaps the lovely and imaginative Eva is hiding an important secret about Lana and herself. Written by Chockys

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Taglines:

no se puede programar lo que sientes (you cannot program what you feel)

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Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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Rated PG-13 for some mature thematic material including disturbing images | See all certifications »

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13 March 2015 (USA)  »

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€7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,395 (USA) (13 March 2015)

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$10,395 (USA) (13 March 2015)
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First feature-length film directed by Kike Maíllo. See more »

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Eva: I want to be a good girl.
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Familiar story elements combined in a slightly different way
6 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Watching this reminds me of the Isaac Asimov robot stories because it feels like the world his stories were set in. There's even an allusion to the Asimov laws of robotics by stating that robots have to pass a safety test and the cat is illegal because it has free will. The effects are well done and the interactions look believable. The animation physics are slightly wrong in a couple scenes but nothing major.

My main problem with the movie is that there isn't enough character development which makes the motives a little ambiguous. The main plot lines are tied up by the end but there's obviously more going on than is ever told. I get just enough to want to know more and that is frustrating.

The sci-fi is light enough that I would probably recommend this to anyone even if they would normally skip anything sci-fi.


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