Marjorie Prime, the Jon Hamm and Geena Davis-led film adaptation of Jordan Harrison’s 2015 play, will receive its New York premiere this summer.
The movie, which won the Feature Film Prize at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, will be released in New York City August 18 prior to a national rollout.
Like the play, the film follows the octogenarian Marjorie and her new companion—a piece of programmed artificial intelligence who bears a likeness to her deceased husband. As this “Prime” feeds on information from Marjorie and her kin, the program develops a more nuanced understanding of the family’s history—though not all memories are rooted in reality.
In addition to Davis and Hamm, the film cast includes Tim Robbins, Stephanie Andujar, and Lois Smith, who starred in the Playwrights Horizon production in December 2015.