A big, shiny and resoundingly empty fable in which an android, cursed with immortality, dreams of becoming human. In the not too distant future -- 2004, to be exact -- wealthy Richard Martin (Sam Neill) buys his family an NDR114 (Robin Williams), a fully functioning,
self-maintaining robot. Designed to obey and serve, "Andrew" is programmed to carry out household chores, including cooking, cleaning and looking after the Martin children. But due to some quirk in his wiring, Andrew also seems to have a soul; he's curious, creative (he carves little animals out
of wood) and even has feelings. Andrew's also built to last and, over the course of the film, he outlives th...