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Spike Jonze's 'Her' will close New York Film Festival
Spike Jonze's 'Her' will close New York Film Festival

NEW YORK -- It’s no illusion: Spike Jonze’s “Her” will make its premiere at the New York Film Festival. The movie about a man (Joaquin Phoenix) who falls in love -- sort of -- with a digital replica of a woman will close the annual Film Society of Lincoln Center gathering on Oct. 13. Set in a slightly futuristic Los Angeles, "Her" centers on Theodore Twombly (Phoenix), a man who was once happily married but now feels alone and turns to a computer program named "Samantha" for companionship. He hears and interacts with Samantha as a voice on his smartphone. PHOTOS: Summer Sneaks 2013 The movie follows in the footsteps of whimsical films such...

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