Tennessee [Jack Wedge, USA, 2017]

Surreal and futuristic animated fantasy Tennessee is a mesmerising and strangely uplifting depiction of love in a time of increasing social media obsession, A.I. technology and human disconnection. It is telling from the outset exactly where Jack Wedge’s fascinations lie, observing the conditions of modern society through the relationships we share with technology and the validation we seek from such an absurd construction. “Good morning, Tennessee”, begins a glitchy automated voice. “It is your birthday today. Happy birthday! I love you, Tennessee. You are my best and most special friend”.

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