First image released for Alex Garland’s psychological thriller Ex Machina


The first image for Alex Garland’s Ex Machina has been released. Check it out below.

Written and directed by Garland, the psychological thriller stars Domhnall Gleeson (About Time), Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis) and Alicia Vikander (A Royal Affair).

Filming has taken place at Pinewood Studios in London and on location in Norway.

The story centres on Caleb, a young coder at the world’s largest internet company, who wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company.

But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds that he will have to participate in a strange and fascinating experiment in which he must interact with the world’s first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl.

Garland’s screenwriting credits include 28 Days Later,SunshineNever Let Me Go and Dredd.  He also wrote the novel The Beach and The Tesseract, both which have adapted as films.


Ex Machina is an intense psychological thriller, played out in a love triangle between two men and a beautiful robot girl.  It explores big ideas about the nature of consciousness, emotion, sexuality, truth and lies.


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