MIYUBI

A film by Felix & Paul Studios

Cast : Jeff Goldblum, P.J. Byrne, Emily Bergl, Richard Riehle, Owen Vaccaro, Ted Sutherland, Tatum Kensington Bailey, Lindsay Arnold, Noah Crawford

2017 / comedy. Virtual reality / Etats-Unis / 40’ / status : completed / English / virtual reality catalog

MIYUBI is a 40-minute virtual reality scripted comedy about a Japanese toy robot – inhabited by you, the viewer – gifted to a young boy on his birthday in 1982 suburban America. Over the course of a year, as the boy’s family begins to fracture, you experience love and your inevitable obsolescence through an intimate, hilarious and endearing interactive story. A virtual reality experience by Felix & Paul Studios, in collaboration with Funny or Die, starring Jeff Goldblum, P.J Byrne, Emily Bergl, Owen Vaccaro, Richard Riehl, Ted Sutherland and Tatum Kensington Bailey.

Press

“A well-acted, multifaceted story filled with humor and pathos [...] the VR experience in MIYUBI feels like an organic outgrowth of the story it tells”

Variety

“A reminder that the best VR reality does feel like magic”

New Yorker

“An immersive film that asks you to participate, and rewards that participation with a pretty sweet Easter egg”

Fast Company

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