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SOUTH DAKOTA PREMIERE

Film Information

Year: 2020

Genre: Short Narrative

Location: Vanves, France

Runtime: 16

DIRECTOR'S INTRO with JANEK TARKOWSKI

Cast & Crew

DIRECTOR/WRITER Janek TARKOWSKI
WRITER Valentine THOMASSET
PRODUCER Quentin DANIEL
KEY CAST, Gérard CHAILLOU, Clément BARTHELET, Juliette GERNEZ, Guillaume DENAIFFE

Synopsis

Nicolas, a pensioner fond of his independence, loses his autonomy following a heart attack. This results in his son Gabriel imposing on him a robot to assist in his daily life. But Gabriel may have made a thoughtless decision…

dIRECTOR'S STATEMENT

I love questioning our ability to stay human in a world where technology helps us in an increasingly efficient way, by guiding us and even sometimes thinking for us. In that vein, the making of this film represents an answer to my speculating what my future retirement will be like, when my children will have grown up in a society where algorithmic assistance will perhaps be the norm.

DIRECTOR'S VIDEO INTRO

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