When I saw I Am Mother at Sundance earlier this year, I was blown away by the believability of the sci-fi film’s robot. So I jumped at the chance to speak with director Grant Sputore (who also has a “story by” credit) and ask him about how he and his team brought “Mother” to life, casting Rose Byrne as the voice of that character, how the story evolved over time, his future filmmaking plans, and more. Read More »
One of the best movies at this year’s Sundance Film Festival now has North American distribution. StudioCanal had already committed to releasing Grant Sputore‘s directorial debut I Am Mother in Australia and New Zealand, but this morning, Netflix swooped in and picked up the distribution rights for North America.
Why should you be excited about I Am Mother? Because it features one of the best robot creations in cinematic history. Learn more about the film below.
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Raised in total isolation by a robot, a young woman’s world is turned upside down when a survivor from the outside bangs on their airlock door one day. What is true? What is real? Is there a difference between the two?
I Am Mother takes a familiar premise and executes it to near-perfection, with first-time feature filmmaker Grant Sputore aided by a fantastic script, a star-making performance from UK actress Clara Rugaard, a strong supporting turn from Hilary Swank, and a brilliantly realized new robot that instantly cements its status in the pantheon of classic genre creations. Put this on your radar – you don’t want to miss it. Read More »