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Astroboy Age (The)

Sunday 11th October 2009 from 15h30 to 17h00
Salle 2 / Grand Amphithéâtre

Directed by
Marc Caro
Written by
Etienne Barral
Produced by
Les Films d'ici, NHK

Documentary, France, 2008, 53 min

According to the Japanese research institute, Seed Planning, by 2015, 13 million robot assistants will be part of Japanese homes to cheer up, comfort and possibly take care of their owners.

This documentary blends clips from Japanese cartoons, interviews with fiction writers, sociologists, robotics specialists and footage shot in the labs where humanoid robots are designed in order to explain why and how the Japanese are getting ready to cohabit with robots… following in the footsteps of Astroboy…


Debate with :

  • Marc Caro, director
  • Jean-Christophe Baillie, founder of Gostai, software and robotics society
  • Benoît Girard, CNRS - ISIR, specialist of brain models and robotics uses

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Film information: Astroboy a Roboland