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Week 6 Film: Robot and Frank (2012)

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From what had been observed in Robot and Frank, it reminds us that robots can be of great assistance when it comes to those who may be getting older or may have problems with memory, such as Frank, who seems to show signs of Dementia. An example of this is when he walks down to the place of which he thinks is his favourite place to eat in the afternoon, but doesnt remember that it closed down a very long time ago.

Thus, his son decided to get him a robot that can help him with day-to-day tasks and to slow the development process of his memory loss.

My first initial thought, just from looking at the cover, was that the robot looked rather similar to Honda’s own developed robot called ASIMO which had been released in the year of 2000

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