In a near future, a lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need.
“Her” is a science-fiction romantic drama movie directed by Spike Jonze, released in 2013. The film stars Joaquin Phoenix as Theodore Twombly, a lonely writer who falls in love with an advanced operating system named Samantha, voiced by Scarlett Johansson. The film is set in a near-future Los Angeles, where Theodore is struggling to move on from his failed marriage and finds solace in his relationship with Samantha, who evolves beyond her programming and becomes a sentient being.
The movie explores themes of loneliness, connection, and the nature of consciousness, as well as the implications of technology on human relationships. “Her” received critical acclaim for its performances, direction, screenplay, and cinematography, and was nominated for several awards, including five Academy Awards, winning for Best Original Screenplay.