Maria Schrader is following up her Emmy-winning portrait of a Hasidic Jewish girl who flees her ultra-orthodox group with a sci-fi rom-com. A trailer has arrived for the “Unorthodox” helmer’s newest undertaking, “I’m Your Man.” Set to make its North American premiere on the Toronto Worldwide Movie Pageant (TIFF) subsequent month, the movie tells the story of a scientist who’s pressured to take excessive measures to fund her analysis. Alma (Maren Eggert, “Tatort”) is persuaded to take part in a three-week examine that may see her dwelling with Tom (Dan Stevens, “Legion”), a humanoid robotic tailored to be the proper life companion for her.
“Hear, Tom. I’m not searching for a companion. I’m simply testing you and writing an analysis,” Alma emphasizes. “There’s a divide between us.” Tom was constructed particularly for her, however Alma stays skeptical that he’s the person — or robotic — of her goals.
Described as a “playful romance about relationships, love, and what it means to be human within the trendy age,” “I’m Your Man” made its world premiere on the Berlinale in March to robust evaluations. The movie debuts at TIFF September 13 and hits choose theaters September 24. Schrader, who took house the 2020 Emmy for Excellent Directing for a Restricted Sequence, Film or Dramatic Particular for “Unorthodox,” co-wrote its script with Jan Schomburg.