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Operator (2016)




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An anxious programmer (Martin Starr) enlists the help of his empathetic wife (Mae Whitman) when given the task to create the perfect call center program. However, their relationship spirals out of control when he begins replacing her with an ideal computerized replica

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Martin Starr
as Joe Larsen
Mae Whitman
as Emily Klein
as Pauline 'Roger' Rogers
Nat Faxon
as Gregg
Cameron Esposito
as Chloe Johnston
Christine Lahti
as Beth Larsen

Critic Reviews for Operator

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

Begins as a very funny comedy, but its two lead performances (including the best work of Whitman's career) carry the film to uncommon insight into how we relate, emote and will always need the spontaneity of the human experience.

February 7, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Emotionally engrossing if not 100% persuasive in its last act, it balances techno-alienation and warmth in ways that will resonate with art-house audiences.

November 16, 2016 | Full Review…

See it because it's uproarious and lyrical and (aha) human.

November 17, 2016 | Full Review…

Operator is sleek, stylish, and downright honest.

November 16, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Smart and compelling analysis of self-medication in the age of digital manipulation.

November 10, 2016 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

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