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Alien


1979 Directed by Ridley Scott; Scenario by Dan O'Bannon

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Motifs: emotionless android, human android

Ash is the rigid artificially intelligent being on a spaceship that is prepared to sacrifice the crew in order to fulfill a mission. Cfr. HAL in 2001 A Space Odyssey.



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