Movie Review: UNCANNY VALLEY (2016)

Festival Reviews

  MOVIE POSTERUNCANNY VALLEY, 9min, Argentina, Sci-Fi/Experimental
Directed by Federico Heller

In the slums of the future, VR junkies satisfy their violent impulses in online entertainment. An expert player discovers that the line between games and reality is starting to fade away.

Shown at the September 2016 Sci-Fi/Fantasy FEEDBACK Film Festival

Movie Review by Kierston Drier

 Uncanny Valley an Argentinian film directed by Federico Heller is utterly exceptional. Very few films hit so many themes, keep such intensive pace, tell such compelling story, create such engaging characters, all while spinning a well balanced allegory.

Uncanny Valley has beautiful and stunning production quality, rivalling any feature film.

The story, a documentary-style account of aggressive virtual-reality addicts, living in the slum-like conditions. The film follows the details the daily life of a VR addict while under the influence of hyper-realistic gaming.

Put into a hypnotic state and kept alive by government funded assistance, these…

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