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Electroma (2006)

Follows the history of two robots, the members of Daft Punk, on their quest to become human.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Hurteau Peter Hurteau ... Hero Robot #1
Michael Reich Michael Reich ... Hero Robot #2
Helena Stoddard Helena Stoddard ... Woman
Vance Hartwell Vance Hartwell ... White Room Technician # 1
Lilo Tauvao Lilo Tauvao ... White Room Technician #2
Ken Banks Ken Banks ... White Room Technician #3
Howie Adams Howie Adams ... White Room Technician #4
Ritche Lago Bautista Ritche Lago Bautista ... Robot Groomsman (Town Cast) (as Ritchie L. Bautista)
Amir Bokhari Amir Bokhari ... Town Cast
Alina Bolshakova ... Town Cast (as Alina Bolsakova)
Jordan Bonson Jordan Bonson ... Town Cast
Bradley Schneider Bradley Schneider ... Robot Lawyer (Town Cast) (credit only)
Joshua Calhaun Joshua Calhaun ... Town Cast
Bradley Davis Bradley Davis ... Town Cast
Alan Deane Alan Deane ... Town Cast
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Storyline

Daft Punk's Electroma is an odyssey of two robots who journey across a mythic American landscape of haunting, surreal beauty on a quest to become human. Their symbolic quest, which takes them from endless two lane highways to small idyllic towns to the arid desert, finds Daft Punk once again resisting conformity and developing new ways to highlight their inventive vision. A silent feature-length film that made its international debut at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, Electroma will interest Daft Punk fans and film enthusiasts alike. With its breathtaking cinematography, innovative filming techniques, and above all its underlying search for humanity within a dystopian environment, Daft Punk have delivered a film that finds a common thread with their previous work while exploring new horizons as directors of their first feature film. Written by Vice Records

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It's a Daft Punk vision...

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Drama | Sci-Fi

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Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

France | USA

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None

Release Date:

24 March 2007 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Daft Punk's Electroma See more »

Filming Locations:

Ricardo, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

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Alterian,Daft Arts,Wild Bunch See more »
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Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The car the two heroes drive is a 1987 Ferrari 412. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

String Quartet in E Flat Major Op. 64, No. 6
Written by Franz Joseph Haydn (as Franz Joseph Haydn)
Performed by Kodaly Quartet (as The Kodaly Quartet)
Courtesy of Naxos
By arrangement with Source/Q
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Arresting imagery if a bit thin
29 September 2011 | by runamokprodsSee all my reviews

A bit pretentious, a bit obvious, overlong, even at 74 minutes (this would have been a brilliant 40 minute short), but still full of arresting images and surprisingly emotional moments.

Influenced heavily by Kubrick, Antonioni and most of the great 60s and 70s visualists, this is a wordless film about two robots who want to become human. The action is minimal. The opening drive through the desert alone takes a good 15 minutes.

But it's wonderfully shot, and the use of eclectic source music as score (Brian Eno, Curtis Mayfield, etc) is interesting, if sometimes a little too self-conscious or intrusive.

I doubt there are more layers to be found on repeated viewings, I think it is what it is: an experimental film more full of image than story or ideas. A 74 minute, interesting rock video.

But every time I'd head toward terminally bored, an image or feeling would reel me back in...


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