The only problem is that she's not real - she's a sex doll Lars ordered off the Internet.But sex is not what Lars has in mind, but rather a deep, meaningful relationship.It’s a common trope in movies and television that the loser guy who can never get any dates has an open-mouthed, inflatable (and creepy-looking) doll stored away in his closet. Whether or not that’s a realistic depiction of the people who own such dolls, dolls like Real Doll may change how these owners are viewed by making the technology less about sex and more about artificial intelligence and companionship.
I found it utterly charming and carefully and delicately directed. See it for the humor, or the humanity, either way, you will be glad you did.
On June 16th, au published a feature article about the sex doll company Real Doll, which offers customizable dolls with skin, eyes, hair, and personality of your choosing.
It’s almost as if the company is trying to transform their “sex dolls” into “love dolls”. An antisocial person who could never get a woman even if he was the last man on Earth.
However, the latest advances in artificial intelligence is set to create a growing sex robot industry, and may very well change the foundation of human relationships.
As though relationships between the sexes wasn’t complicated enough, advances in sex doll technology threatens to add another complication to the dating power structure.