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Be Right Back

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In Be Right Back, Martha and Ash are a young couple who move to a remote cottage. The day after the move, Ash is killed, returning the hire van. At the funeral, Martha's friend Sarah tells her about a new service that lets people stay in touch with the deceased. By using all his past online communications and social media profiles, a new 'Ash' can be created. Martha is disgusted by the concept but then in a confused and lonely state she decides to talk to 'him'...

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Critic reviews for Be Right Back

"Be Right Back" is one of those Black Mirror episodes that has it all: a message about technology, a pure science fiction story and also a lot of soul and feeling. [Full Review in Spanish]

August 18, 2018 | Full Review…

This being a Black Mirror episode, happiness does not ensue. But a devastating meditation on loss definitely does.

August 7, 2018 | Full Review…

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