Michael Crichton / US, 1973 / 88 min.
Two visitors decide to go on a Wild West adventure in a theme park of the future. The two find themselves stalked after a computer malfunction by an unstoppable robot gunslinger on the rampage. Yul Brynner gives a scary performance as a killer robot.
On October 30, preceded by the film lecture (in English) The Sonic DNA or Westworld or: How We Are Lured to Love Intelligent Machines by Frank Mehring (American Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen). Are man machines servants of man or do they revolt against their makers? Do Silicon Valley and Hollywood prepare the global film audience to accept and embrace the human machine as an independent species?