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Peripheral (2018)

Bobbi Johnson is a young literary sensation facing her difficult second novel. Already dealing with a crazed stalker and her junkie ex-boyfriend, Bobbi is convinced by her publisher to use ... See full summary »

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Paul Hyett

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Dan Schaffer
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Credited cast:
Hannah Arterton ... Bobbi Johnson
Tom Conti ... Gilmore Trent
Rosie Day ... Shelly
Jenny Seagrove ... Merlock
Elliot James Langridge ... Dylan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Connor Byrne ... Installer
Belinda Stewart-Wilson ... Jordan
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Bobbi Johnson is a young literary sensation facing her difficult second novel. Already dealing with a crazed stalker and her junkie ex-boyfriend, Bobbi is convinced by her publisher to use new smart editing software and finds herself going head-to-head with an artificial intelligence determined to write her book for her. As the machine manipulates her work to suit its own nefarious ends, Bobbi begins to realise that she is being controlled in ways far more sinister than she suspected. She may, in fact, be a pawn in a conspiracy of social mind control. Too far down the rabbit hole to turn back, Bobbi must keep writing, fighting her own addictions and hallucinations as she rushes to beat her deadline without selling her soul in the process and becoming a cog in a monstrous machine.

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A young writer battles the intelligent software designed to help her write her new book and stumbles upon a conspiracy of social control.

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31 October 2018 (Italy) See more »

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Weird and different!
3 December 2018 | by portmanrobsonSee all my reviews

Really weird in a David Cronenberg meets Bernard Rose kind of way, this low budget Brit movie has its merits and is worth watching if only for its 'what the hell was that all about?' feeling you get at the end. Good cameo from Tom Conti who probably came in from a long lunch to do the scene.


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