About the Film

A reclusive scientist, who is emotionally repressed, builds a robot that looks exactly like him to go on a long-term space mission. He hires a beautiful, perky P.R. woman named Frankie to teach his robot about human behaviour. Then, the unimaginable happens and the robot, Ulysses, falls in love with Frankie. But where do Frankie’s feelings truly lie?

Director: Susan Seidelman
Runtime: 94 mins
Year: 1987
Cast: John Malkovich, Ann Magnuson, Glenne Headly

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