AMELIA 2.0 (2017)


When his wife Amelia suffers an aneurysm that leaves her bedridden and slowly dying, police officer Carter Summerland is looking for a way to revive her. He is approached by Wesley Enterprises for allowing Amelia to be the test subject for an experimental program that will put her mind in a new, artificial body – and out of desperation, Carter agrees. But is Amelia Summerland really the result? Or is it something else entirely? In the near future, The Summerland Project uses current, existing technology as a launchpad for a story about where the line really is between life and death, and to ask the question: What is it that makes us human ?. It investigates the motivations behind the team that creates Amelia, from genius but standoffish Dr. Ellen Beckett to the kind but arrogant industrialist Paul Wesley, who funds the work. It investigates the fallout in the scientific, legal and religious community, with opposition to the project spearheaded by the passionate Senator Williams. But …


Date: February 20, 2018