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Maria Schrader

Ich bin dein Mensch (I Am Your Man)

105' - 2021 - Science Fiction, Comedy, Romance - Dialogue: German
Director: Maria Schrader Composer: Tobias Wagner With: Maren Eggert, Dan Stevens, Sandra Hüller, Hans Löw
Alma (Maren Eggert) is a scientist at the famous Pergamon Museum in Berlin. In order to obtain research funds for her work, she is persuaded to participate in an extraordinary study. For three weeks, she has to live with a humanoid robot tailored to her character and needs, whose artificial intelligence is designed to be the perfect life partner for her. Alma meets Tom (Dan Stevens), a machine in human form in a class of its own, created solely to make her happy. Ich bin dein Mensch is a playful comic-tragic tale about the questions of love, longing and what makes a human being human.
"Unorthodox-director Maria Schrader makes a witty, thought-provoking return to features in this fusion of science fiction and modern romance. (...) The appealingly peculiar result lands somewhere between Ex Machina and Toni Erdmann on the tonal spectrum, if you can imagine such a hybrid." - Variety

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Credits

Director

Maria Schrader

Composer

Tobias Wagner

With

Maren Eggert, Dan Stevens, Sandra Hüller, Hans Löw

Scenario

Maria Schrader, Jan Schomburg

Director of Photography

Benedict Neuenfels

Editor

Hansjörg Weißbrich

Producer

Lisa Blumenberg

Production studios

Letterbox Filmproduktion

Distributor

September Film

More information

Dialogue

German

Countries of production

Germany

Screenplay based on

based on a short story by Emma Braslavsky

Year

2021

Filmography

Maria Schrader
The Giraffe (1998), Love Life (2007), Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (2016), Ich bin dein Mensch (2021), She Said (2022)

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