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Certificate 12A
James Francis Ginty
Michael O'Toole
Bruce Willis
Rosamund Pike
Radha Mitchell
James Cromwell
Ving Rhames
Jonathan Mostow
Michael Ferris
John Brancato
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88 minutes

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In the near future, the human race will have largely retreated indoors, experiencing a risk-free, pleasure-filled life through their robotic avatars, or surrogates, which roam the streets. But when someone starts murdering surrogates and their owners, it falls upon FBI agent Tom Greggs (Willis) to unhook himself and solve a larger conspiracy before the plug is pulled on the world for good.

There’s enough here to tickle the brain cells, and just enough to satisfy the eyes, but the whole thing is so slight and so low-key that it borders on the redundant. If you can somehow find a surrogate to go watch it, by all means do so.

Reviewed by Chris Hewitt

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