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Marjorie Prime (2017)

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A service that provides holographic recreations of deceased loved ones allows a woman to come face-to-face with the younger version of her late husband.

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Julie
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2nd Generation Marjorie, Age 10 (as Hana May Colley)
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Tess
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Young Marjorie
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India Reed Kotis ...
Young Tess (as India Kotis)
Leslie Lyles ...
Mrs. Salveson
Cashus Muse ...
Bartender
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Jon
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Marjorie
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2nd Generation Majorie, Age 30
Bill Walters ...
Old Jon (as W.A. Walters)
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In the near future, a time of artificial intelligence: 86-year-old Marjorie has a handsome new companion who looks like her deceased husband and is programmed to feed the story of her life back to her. What would we remember, and what would we forget, if given the chance?

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Opening Weekend USA:

$20,668, 20 August 2017, Limited Release

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$180,608, 2 November 2017
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A movie about processing grief
11 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

The sci-fi context is irrelevant in this film. It's just an excuse to get people to talk, and see how they each process grief. How everyone deal with their own sadness and sorrow, and how they confront or do not confront them.

There is no plot, or big reveal, or secret that we uncover at the end. This is purely about human sentiment. It's as real as it gets. Simple, and painful.

I'm not sure if I was bored or fascinated during my viewing. The movie, if we pay attention to it and not to our phone, can strike a chord. I'd guess especially if you ever had to deal with life shattering grief at some point in your life.


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