UK, 2018, 90’
by Paul Hyett
anteprima mondiale/world premiere
Méliès d’argent competition
Sceneggiatura/Screenplay Dan Schaffer – Fotografia/Cinematography Peter Taylor – Montaggio/Editing Agnieszka Ligget, Joseph Tims, Nick McCahearty, Barry Moen – Musica/Music Si Begg – Interpreti/Cast Hannah Arterton, Elliot James Langridge, Belinda Stewart-Wilson, Connor Byrne, Tom Conti – Produttore/Producer Bill Kenwright – Produzione/Production Bill Kenwright Films – Distribuzione internazionale/International Distribution Alliance Media Partners International
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. 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.