A teenage girl is raised underground by a kindly robot “Mother” — designed to repopulate the earth following the extinction of humankind. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.
I Am Mother is an Australian thriller-science fiction film starring Hilary Swank, directed by Grant Sputore and written by Michael Lloyd Green.
Principal photography was completed in 2017 in Australia’s Adelaide Studios. It is Sputore’s feature film debut. The screenplay was on the 2016 Black List.The “Mother” robot was built by Weta Workshop.
A work-in-progress version of the film was already shown at the Adelaide Film Festival on October 12, 2018. A month later, it was announced that I Am Mother is part of the feature film line-up for Sundance 2019.StudioCanal is the distributor of the film in Australia and New Zealand.
Distributor: Netflix, StudioCanal
Release Date:June 7, 2019 (Netflix Canada)
Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller
Director: Grant Sputore
Cast: Clara Rugaard-Larsen, Hazel Sandery, Hilary Swank, Luke Hawker, Maddie Lenton, Rose Byrne, Tahlia Sturzaker