Maria Schrader’s android love story » Ich bin dein Mensch » was in Germany’s running for the Oscar for Best International Film, but in the last step from 15 to just 5 remaining candidates it wasn’t quite enough. What was the reason that instead it was » Flee «, » Drive My Car «, » The Hand Of God «, » Lunana. Happiness is in the Himalayas ” or “ The Worst Man in the World ” made it into the final round cannot of course be said with certainty.
But it could definitely have something to do with the fact that as a sci-fi movie, Ich bin dein Mensch is not only very clever, but also immensely entertaining. At the Oscars, that’s not always seen as something positive, so it can also help if a film doesn’t come across as light-footed…
You can now see for yourself whether “I am your human” didn’t deserve to be nominated, even if you don’t want to spend any money on the film. The SciFi film is still available for streaming in the SWR media library until June 26th — without any costs or subscription:
» «I am your human» in the media library
That’s what «I am your human» is about
Outrageously handsome robot Tom ( Dan Stevens ) was programmed with the sole purpose of being a perfect partner for scientist Alma ( Maren Eggert ). However, she is not at all interested in the experiment, which she only agreed to because she has to write a report for the ethics committee in three weeks time on whether such androids should generally be allowed in Germany or not.
So she first puts the unwanted guest in the storage room…
I am your human trailer DF