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Spike Jonze’s new movie “Her” is a must see! First and foremost because it is an original script, both in the sense that it is new and also in the sense that it is unique, thought-provoking. Because the work is Spike’s own vision of the sort of relationships human will develop with machines in the near future, there is nothing like it. It is an alternate reality but we can all see the proximity between the real, the fiction and the imaginary here.

Its originality is a breath of fresh air; its cinematography (by Hoyte Van Hoytema, also responsible for “The Fighter”) is astonishing; the poster is the best I have seen for a long time, both because it is a crazy good portrait, but also because it really speaks about the core of the movie; the cast is ok with Joaquim Phoenix making such a good performance that one wonders whether any other actor could have played that role, being so fragile, so happy and volatile at the same time.

In conclusion, this movie is about intimacy and the liberty to bound with another person far beyond gender definitions and what normality and morality establish as the correct/incorrect ways to behave/act/be…

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