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iHumans

Katarzyna Trzaska
Humani
Poland 2016 / 61’
Gardenia R&D Facility Solidarity

A work of social science-fiction. Advanced technology has created humanoid beings designed to fill the human need for closeness with another person. After a break-up, the protagonist decides to purchase such a humanoid, an ideal partner whose programming is tailored to her individual needs. Things get complicated when the robot begins to feel and even suffer. Though a comedy, the play addresses the problems of artificial intelligence as well as the complex nature of human needs, and a woman's needs in particular.

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Katarzyna Trzaska

Katarzyna Trzaskais a director and screenwriter. She studied at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń and at the Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television at the University of Silesia in Katowice. She made the medium-length documentaries 10 lat do Nashville (10 Years to Nashville, 2009) and Maksimum przyjemności (Maximum Pleasure, 2013). She also wrote the screenplays for and directed the television series Polacy z wyboru (Poles by Choice) and Przeznaczenie (Destiny). Her first full-length feature film, The Village of Swimming Cows, was an award winner in the East Doc Platform at Doc Lab Poland, which is associated with the Krakow Film Festival.

Selected filmography

2010 10 lat do Nashville (doc.)

2014 Maksimum przyjemności (doc.) 

2016 Humani (TV Movie)

2017 Wieś pływających krów / The Village of Swimming Cows