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A surgical assistant robot spends his days making incisions and closing wounds with precise, AI accuracy. Longing for connection, he plays chess with nurses. This routine, lonely existence is upended with the arrival of a mysterious woman: his upgraded version. In Eno Swinnen’s sensuous and lyrical hand-drawn animation, the complexities of a relationship between two machines reveal a tender, nuanced humanity.