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Directed by:
Simon Wincer

Directed by Simon Wincer, "D.A.R.Y.L." (also known as "D.A.R.Y.L. - Der Außergewöhnliche", "D.A.R.Y.L. - Der Aussergewöhnliche") is a Family/Science Fiction film, released on June 14 of 1985 in the USA , starring Mary Beth Hurt, Michael McKean, Kathryn Walker, Colleen Camp, Josef Sommer and Ron Frazier.

Data Analyzing Robot Youth Lifeform

Who is the director of "D.A.R.Y.L.":

D.A.R.Y.L. was directed by Simon Wincer, an Australian director, producer, and writer.

Before D.A.R.Y.L., Simon Wincer had directed Phar Lap, released in 1983, Harlequin (1980). Since, he directed The Lighthorsemen, released in 1987, Quigley Down Under (1990), Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991), Free Willy (1993), Lightning Jack (1994), and Operation Dumbo Drop (1995).

When was "D.A.R.Y.L." released:

D.A.R.Y.L. was initially released on Friday, June 14, 1985, in the United States. Also released on this day was Secret Admirer (dir. David Greenwalt). This was thirty-four (34) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, July 16, 1986 in France; Thursday, March 13, 1986 in Germany; Thursday, January 09, 1986 in Australia and on Saturday, February 15, 1986 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "D.A.R.Y.L.":

At the casting of D.A.R.Y.L. we find Mary Beth Hurt, previously seen in The World According to Garp (1982) and Interiors (1978); Michael McKean (This Is Spinal Tap (1984), Used Cars (1980)); Kathryn Walker (Neighbors (1981), Rich Kids (1979)) [ more... ]

  • Colleen Camp and Michael McKean can both be seen in Clue, released in 1985.
  • Josef Sommer and Mary Beth Hurt also appeared together in The Family Man, released in 2000.
  • David Wohl and Josef Sommer also worked together in Sophie's Choice, released in 1982.

What is the Storyline of "D.A.R.Y.L.":

"Daryl" (whose name is an acronym for "Data-Analysing Robot Youth Lifeform") (Barret Oliver) is an experiment in artificial intelligence, created by the government. Although physically indistinguishable from an ordinary ten-year-old boy, his brain is actually a super-sophisticated microcomputer with several unique capabilities. These include exceptional reflexes, superhuman multitasking ability, and the ability to "hack" other computer systems. The D.A.R.Y.L. experiment was funded by the military, with the [...]

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