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April 5, 2015

BLINKY

Written & directed by Ruairi Robinson, the Irish filmmaker who almost directed Akira.
Blinky is the new short science fiction movie, It tells a scary story of a young boy’s family home robot given to him as a Christmas present.
According to the manufacturer Blinky is a “servant, helper and friend” who brings families closer together. Yet what happens in reality is rather different.

“servant, helper and friend”

The shortfilm display the emotional unbalance relationship between the two parents and especially its impact on the boy. It shows robots as a mirror image of our imperfect humanity, with all of its faults and failures.