WHO’S IN IT?
Domhnall Gleeson (Frank), Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis), Alicia Vikander (Anna Karenina), Chelsea Li (The Inbetweeners 2), Corey Johnson (Captain Phillips), Deborah Rosan (Guardians of the Galaxy), Evie Wray (Les Miserables), Sonoya Mizuno (Venus in Eros), Symara A. Templeman (film debut), Elina Alminas (film debut), Ramzan Miah (The Hooligan Factory)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Alex Garland (film debut), director, writer; Andrew Macdonald (Trainspotting) and Allon Reich (Dredd), producers; Geoff Barrow (Exit Through The Gift Shop) and Ben Salisbury (film debut), composers; Rob Hardy (The Invisible Woman), cinematographer; Mark Day (Harry Potter), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Caleb (Gleeson), a young coder at the world’s largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a remote resort owned by the company’s reclusive CEO, Nathan (Isaac). When he arrives there, Caleb soon discovers that he is to participate in a fascinating experiment involving the world’s first true artificial intelligence, in the form of a beautiful woman named Ava (Vikander). As the days go by, the relationship between all three individuals intensifies to an uncomfortable degree…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The writer of Dredd and 28 Days Later makes his directorial debut with a tense psychological sci-fi thriller that dares to ask fascinating questions about modern technology and how/if it can be used.