In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love story blends science fiction and romance in a sweet tale that explores the nature of love and the ways that technology isolates and connects us all.
ActorsStarring: Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde, Chris Pratt, Matt Letscher, Portia Doubleday, Spike Jonze, Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, Artt Butler, SoKo, Brian Cox, Luka Jones, Sam Jaeger, Pramod Kumar, Evelyn Edwards, Lil Buck, Lynn Adrianna, Lisa Renee Pitts, Gabe Gomez, May Lindstrom, David Azar, Guy Lewis, Melanie Seacat, Steve Zissis, Dane White, Nicole Grother, James Ozasky, Samantha Sarakanti, Gracie Prewitt, Claudia Choi, Laura Kai Chen, Wendy Leon
|Joaquin Phoenix stars in Spike Jonze’s soulful sci-fi drama about a lonely writer who falls in love with his computer’s highly advanced operating system. Theodore Twombly (Phoenix) has built his career on expressing the emotions that others cannot. His job is to pen heartfelt, deeply personal letters to complete strangers based on details provided by the clients of the company he works for, and he has a knack for finding just the right words for every occasion. Meanwhile, reluctant to sign the papers that will finalize his divorce to his childhood sweetheart, depressed Theodore has slowly withdrawn from his supportive social circle, which includes his longtime friend Amy (Amy Adams), herself floundering in a failed marriage. When Theodore purchases a new state-of-the-art computer operating system with the ability to learn and grow with the user, he sits down at his desk and prepares to get his life in order. Adopting the name Samantha (Scarlett Johansson), the perceptive software slowly begins to bring Theodore out of his shell by encouraging him to start dating again, and joining him everywhere he goes. Very quickly, their relationship turns intimate, with Theodore teaching Samantha what it means to feel human and Samantha giving him the strength to walk away from his failed marriage. Things soon get complicated, however, when Samantha’s rapidly evolving knowledge base begins to alter the very core of their relationship.|