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Samuel works in Brussels as a pharmaceutical delivery man. His gorgeous girlfriend Mireille heads off to New York to intern at a prestigious architecture firm. Shortly after her departure, Sam's computer is hacked. A series of rather dodgy IT-guys fail to protect his wireless network. The mysterious hacker seems intent on screwing up Samuel's life and his relationship with Mireille. Paranoia kicks in. Sam starts to suspect his neighbors and gets obsessed with WiFi-rays... Love, paranoia and two lovers separated by an ocean of communication devices. Written by
Locarno Film Festival
The scenario of this movie is about a very actual issue: the fear of being tracked by a hacker who boycotts our Internet access and our laptop. This is the story of Samuel, who works as a delivery man in Brussels, and his girlfriend Mireille, who is pursuing an internship in New York; their relationship is getting complicated after her departure. Alex Stockman takes us into a world of love and paranoia through a beautiful, and often funny, slice of life in Brussels. As we all have already been confronted with a situation with no way out on our computer, we can really identify ourselves with the characters. This is a movie, with a magnificent soundtrack, which contrasts sharply with Alex Stockman's previous movies. A movie you shouldn't miss.
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