As straightforward suspense thriller, THE COMPANION evinces an edgy elan. But this made-for-cable-TV feature fails to attain a balance between erotic undertones and the underlying sci-fi riffs about things (wo)men were not meant to tamper with.
Although a successful romance novelist in the 21st century, Gillian (Kathryn Harrold) has less luck with her own philandering boyfriend. For a planned working holiday in a woodland cabin best pal Charlene (Talia Balsam) engages an alternative companion for her: a lifelike male robot from Personal
Electronics. Skeptical at first, Gillian comes to rely on Jeffrey (Bruce Greenwood), her perfect "man" about the house. While p...