I'm Your Man (105')
International title: I'm Your Man
Original title: Ich Bin Dein Mensch
Germany, 2021, 105’
Director: Maria Schrader
- Berlin International Film Festival 2021; Best Acting Performance
- German Film Awards 2021; Outstanding Feature Film, Best Direction, Best Screenplay, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Synopsis: Alma 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 designed to be the perfect life partner for her. I’m Your Man is a playful comic-tragic tale about the questions of love, longing and what makes a human being human.
Director’s bio: Maria Schrader was born in Hanover and studied drama at Vienna’s Max Reinhardt Seminar. Her many acting credits include I Was On Mars, which she co-wrote, Burning Life, Aimée & Jaguar, The Giraffe, which she co-directed and co-wrote, Rosenstrasse, In Darkness. Her work as director includes Love Life, which she also wrote, the miniseries Unorthodox, for which she won an Emmy Award.