Screen Studies - Ex Machina
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Content Type:

Screenplay

Genres, Movements and Styles:

Science Fiction

People:

Garland, Alex

Period:

2010-

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Ex Machina (2015)

Directed by Alex Garland
Directed by Alex Garland
Written by Alex Garland
Written by Alex Garland
DOI: 10.5040/9780571343041-div-00000006

Caleb, a 24 year old coder at the world’s largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company.  But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds that he will have to participate in a strange and fascinating experiment in which he must interact with the world’s first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl. Ex Machina is an intense psychological thriller, played out in a love triangle. It explores big ideas about the nature of consciousness, emotion, sexuality, truth and lies.

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Ex Machina
  • Title:
    Ex Machina
  • Author(s):
    Alex Garland
  • ISBN:

    9780571343041 (online)

    9780571325351 (epub)

  • Date of Publication:
    2015
  • Published Online:
    2018
  • Place of Publication:
    London
  • Publisher:
    Faber & Faber
  • Edition:
    First Edition