Dystopian comedy by Toneelgroep Maastricht about the near future in which artificial intelligence is self-evident and coincidence no longer exists.

Please note that this film is in Dutch, without subtitles.
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The year is 2040. Large parts of the Netherlands have been flooded and millions of people have sought refuge in Limburg; the last refuge where everyone hopes for a life as they knew it before the natural disaster. But nothing is left to chance in this sanctuary. Doctor Frank, the geneticist, helps you find the ideal child with the best genes and brains. And Alecto, a self-learning artificial intelligence, is always helpful in all decisions. From lunch to love, it’s best to leave your affairs to Alecto. This new world offers the perfect relationship with a partner who is exactly as we imagine him or her; even the sex is better. But how do you find your own way when everything is based on data, coincidence no longer exists and the role of humans seems to be becoming less and less important?

®Evolution is a feature film created by Toneelgroep Maastricht, directed by artistic director Servé Hermans. Eddy Terstall has adapted the eponymous play script by the German writers Yael Ronen and Dimitrij Schaad. They were inspired by Yuval Noah Harari’s bestsellers: SAPIENS, HOMO DEUS and 21 LESSONS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY. The film was shot in Maastricht and the surrounding area.

Servé Hermans, Netherlands, 2021, 84 min. Dutch spoken, without subtitles. With Angela Schijf, Anniek Pheifer, Bruno Vanden Broecke, Michel Sluysmans, Michiel Blankwaardt, Jeroen van Koningsbrugge.
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