Watch This: Trailer for Spike Jonze's New Short Film I'm Here
Yep, Spike Jonze already has a new film - I'm Here is a 30 minute short that is premiering tonight at the Sundance Film Festival (I'll be seeing it this evening as well). The short stars Andrew Garfield as a library assistant who plods through an ordinary life in LA until a chance meeting opens his eyes to a the power of creativity and ultimately, love. When this new life and love begin to fall apart, he discovers he has a lot to give. This short film proves that ordinary is no place to be. It's essentially a robot love story which, from the mind of Spike Jonze, means it's probably brilliant. This trailer looks wonderful and I can't wait to see it!
Watch the theatrical trailer for Spike Jonze's I'm Here:
I'm Here is written and directed by visionary filmmaker and artist Spike Jonze, of the films Adaptation, Being John Malkovich, and Where the Wild Things Are previously. This 31 minute short film stars British actor Andrew Garfield and actress Sienna Guillory, one of Maxim's 100 sexiest women. It was funded by Absolut Vodka is a commercial for the liquor, but it also available for sale at the Sundance Film Festival and will probably be released later this year. We'll definitely keep you updated on the release plans for I'm Here, because this looks like a short that I think a lot of people will want to see. What do you think?
Reader Feedback - 23 Comments
this movie will creep me out.
wow on Jan 21, 2010
love it, and I'm sold!
Xerxex on Jan 21, 2010
We know your here Spike Jones, you dont have to make a fim on how you feel
Shelby on Jan 21, 2010
I totally agree with Xerxes.. this short movie has something really special...
Sakyo on Jan 21, 2010
Looks really good, and I'm a sucker for robots.
Daniel on Jan 21, 2010
This is creepy, and beautiful and awesome. I want my head to be a computer! Love the animation of the faces (not sure if its 3d or robotic), they look wonderful.
Hedgehog on Jan 21, 2010
Is this an Absolute Vodka ad?
casshern on Jan 21, 2010
That was very strange and kinda creepy but ! liked it.
Richard on Jan 21, 2010
WOW another Vodka ad. Let's all have a drink!
dee on Jan 21, 2010
Looks like hes trying to rip of Michel Gondry a little bit.
Me on Jan 22, 2010
Thank god I was high when I watched that. I don't think I could handle that sober.
Scotty97 on Jan 22, 2010
@11 No shit!
HighAsF#@k! on Jan 22, 2010
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Said on Jan 22, 2010
did i just see robot Sex WTF???
stevey jones on Jan 22, 2010
@ #15 what the matter is your mind so dumb and numb that u cant imagine that for 1 second but you're fine with some so called transforming peace of garbage that they even cant see through walls whats wrong whit the major audience i will never know
pj on Jan 22, 2010
Yes...well... another indication how our leading creative beings are unashamedly conscripted by corporations... and that's an idea that sounds like a good Spike Jonze film...
Stan on Jan 22, 2010
WHAT... THE... FUCK???
Awesome Dude! on Jan 22, 2010
It looks like a Chris Cunningham video if Chris Cunningham stopped dropping acid, stopped listening to Aphex Twin, and accepted Christ into his life...
Willy Wonka Balls on Jan 22, 2010
Ummm.......wow? I'm creepishly curious to see this.
arjones on Jan 23, 2010
This looks awesome! BUT im kinda weirded out that it seems like an expanded ABSOLUT ad.. sorry..
lando on Jan 23, 2010
So this is how bender would look like in real life...
jaron kacy on Jan 26, 2010
Wow it looks good, but also a little weird! It might take me a little time to get used to watching the robots. But definitely a movie I would watch! I hope that it is good!
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