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Marjorie Prime Rated 12A

Marjorie Prime

Dir. Michael Almereyda. USA, 2017. 1h 39m. Starring Jon Hamm, Lois Smith, Geena Davis, Tim Robbins, Hannah Gross, Stephanie Andujar.

An intimate sci-fi about an elderly woman with dementia who is given a holographic version of her late husband for companionship. Composer Mica Levi (Under the Skin, Jackie) scores the soundtrack for this affecting meditation on memory and mortality, based on Jordan Harrison’s Pulitzer-nominated play.

’Hamm is note-perfect in the role, programmed to be charming and empathetic but prone to gaucheness when someone wrong-foots his software.’ ★★★★ Ed Potton, The Times

’An elegant, absorbing and stimulating experience.’ ★★★★ Philip Concannon, Little White Lies