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Ex Machina (English with French subtitles)
Monday, August 12th, 2024
at 20:00
Monday, August 12th, 2024
at 20:00
Main screening room
August 12th, 2024
108 min
Science fiction

Science fiction pushes the boundaries, explores the improbable, and envisions the future of humanity. It also exposes us to extravagant visual effects and the inventive power of cinema, reflecting our deepest fantasies. In cinema, science fiction is immersive, creating worlds suddenly within our reach. This summer, over one hundred films from the history of cinema will allow us to witness this!

Winner of the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects in 2016

Ex Machina
Directed by
Alex Garland
English with French subtitles
Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac
United Kingdom, USA
108 min
Science fiction, drama, thriller, mystery

Caleb, a 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

Alex Garland

Alex Garland is a British novelist, screenwriter, and director. He is the son of the editorial cartoonist Nicholas Garland. Garland gained recognition with the film adaptation of his novel The Beach (2000), and as the screenwriter for two other feature films directed by Danny Boyle, 28 Days Later (2002) and Sunshine (2007). He wrote two critically acclaimed feature films: Never Let Me Go (2010) and Dredd (2012). Garland established his reputation as both screenwriter and director with the films Ex Machina (2014), Annihilation (2017), and the TV series Devs (2020), all within the science fiction genre, before venturing into psychological horror with Men (2022). He released the film Civil War in 2024 and then began writing a new film, 28 Years Later, for Danny Boyle.


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