Sci-Fi Short Film "Perfectly Natural" | Presented by DUST

  • Published on Dec 3, 2018
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    "Perfectly Natural" by Victor Alonso-Berbel
    For Wanda and Zach, Future Families is a lifetime opportunity: a virtual parenting system that gives their baby access to a better life. But they soon realize this technology may come at a higher cost.
    For first-time parents Wanda and Zach, Future Families is a lifetime opportunity: a virtual childcare system that gives their baby access to a better life. Sponsored by the company where Wanda works, this technology allows her to leave her son connected to a virtual version of herself while she works additional hours.
    The possibilities are endless: the baby can learn anything that Artificial Intelligence teaches him, has medical support and is always taken care of by the virtual mother.
    Who hasn’t believed that technology would make their lives easier-only to find there’s often a downside? Wanda will soon realize that her company has a secret agenda, and this technology may come at a higher cost.
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  • DUST
    DUST  4 months ago +414

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    • Зулфия Гулямходжаева
      Зулфия Гулямходжаева 6 days ago

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    • Nili Adler
      Nili Adler Month ago

      I don't like it,it's not perfectly natural

    • liza lara
      liza lara Month ago

      Is like the Twightlight zone episodes!!. I like it!

    • Isabel Lovely
      Isabel Lovely Month ago

      Soo you can just steal ideas from black mirror

    • Gruntology .9
      Gruntology .9 Month ago

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  • Mel Caraballe
    Mel Caraballe 11 hours ago +1

    That girl on 10:49 walking on the street though... Holding an invisible hand, talking to invisible someone... I don't want my kid be like that. Oh, I just remembered, I don't have a kid

  • Olivera Stevanovic
    Olivera Stevanovic 14 hours ago +1

    and America is a FREE COUNTRY ... HAHHHAAHAHHAHA .. MY ASS FREE - THIS IS ALREADY REAL .... Land of slaves all color slaves

    greetings from ex communist country - you can hate socialism and communism - only if you did not live in that secure , equal and free system .. ciao

  • Carolyn Cotton
    Carolyn Cotton Day ago +1

    This is terrifying! There is NO WAY I would hook my children to something like that. So sad

  • *GamingWithBekah*
    *GamingWithBekah* Day ago +1

    Even though it said "SHORT FILM" I thought this was a movie trailer... I'm dumb 😅

  • This is Jordi
    This is Jordi Day ago +1

    How does the child eats?

  • Mieneil Zah
    Mieneil Zah 2 days ago +1

    Oh i dont like it. It better not exist. It never bring any good to any parenthood

  • Mieneil Zah
    Mieneil Zah 2 days ago +1

    U didnt like those technology.It rarely bring any good for any future generation.Except separation
    Between realities and virtual realities

  • Mieneil Zah
    Mieneil Zah 2 days ago +1

    This is no fiction.Are you galactic federation?Why
    Those technology. That too real to be call fiction.
    That no fiction. It will happen whether human ready
    To accept or not. Nothing new on earth.All just repeating

    ASHWINI REDDY 3 days ago +2

    Wait is that it I wanted see more

  • Finn
    Finn 3 days ago +2

    End stage capitalism. Work becomes your life, but we still need you to have kids because we need more cogs to run the machine. You won’t be able to raise them though because we need you working 80 hours a week in order to give you just enough to take care of your family. Oh, & you won’t be able to retire either.

  • ignorance iseverywhere
    ignorance iseverywhere 3 days ago +1

    This is some Black Mirror stuff

  • Mercy Mathitu
    Mercy Mathitu 3 days ago +1

    Hello black mirror

  • Lan Anh Nguyễn
    Lan Anh Nguyễn 6 days ago +1


  • Squizzy Galor
    Squizzy Galor 6 days ago +1

    thts fkn horrible. who i=on earth would do that and raise a child like that?

  • Donte Wurreebootett
    Donte Wurreebootett 7 days ago +1

    This is kinda sad

  • sakib azad
    sakib azad 8 days ago +1

    The fact gaming channels have more subscribersthan this

  • JulianneHell
    JulianneHell 8 days ago +1

    El argumento es bueno, da para un capitulo de Black Mirror

  • Sne ha
    Sne ha 8 days ago +1

    Why all the screen are transparent or white, that's difficult to see, make em dark!

  • Sne ha
    Sne ha 8 days ago +1

    So did he learn Chinese or not?!

  • Brendah jules
    Brendah jules 8 days ago +1

    This is definitely going to happen in the future and if it's upgraded that you can carry your baby how you want and the system allows it. I guess it's a good go.

  • Markial Gardner
    Markial Gardner 8 days ago +1

    I want more

  • GOOGLE VIVA051919
    GOOGLE VIVA051919 9 days ago +1

    i'd rather believe in the idea of 3210 nokia being auction in the near future 😂

  • jacqueline schael
    jacqueline schael 9 days ago +1

    The most sinister day care service ever.

  • iamcats
    iamcats 9 days ago +1

    If this was EA you would need to buy loot boxes/ loot packs for clothes/furnishings and dlc for actions and learning also you would need to purchase time slots to see your children, also dlc to add you in as parents/ humans as you start out as a non humanoid and need dlc to upgrade, expansion packs are required for your children to see other children

  • A Non
    A Non 9 days ago

    I think there could have been more added to this video

  • Crystal A
    Crystal A 9 days ago +1

    Black mirror

  • Shaun Gould
    Shaun Gould 10 days ago +1

    Her boss clearly recommended it to her because it makes her a better employee, not because it was good for her.

  • Shaun Gould
    Shaun Gould 10 days ago +1

    This is both completely believable and totally terrifying.

  • Omowunmi
    Omowunmi 10 days ago +2

    Bootleg black mirrors

  • Shoto *vix* Todoroki
    Shoto *vix* Todoroki 10 days ago +1

    If a computer told me I couldn’t hold my baby I would have got full mama bear mode and take my child..... if I had one

  • meg nemo
    meg nemo 10 days ago +1

    If you dont want a kid to raise get one of those silacone babies instead. I thought we all figured out this was bad news when we watched the matrix movies.

  • Marilisa Verbicaro
    Marilisa Verbicaro 10 days ago +1

    Schrecklich!würde es nie erlauben oder mitmachen!Kinder brauchen Realität und echte wärme und liebe

  • just kidding yall mmm
    just kidding yall mmm 10 days ago +1

    Whats the name of the movie?

  • kel storm
    kel storm 11 days ago +2

    glad you sorted the audio, on playlist it was really off. Loved it now i could watch it 😀

  • Keith Gannaban
    Keith Gannaban 11 days ago +1

    I wish I have a phone like that lol

  • Fariba Deljo
    Fariba Deljo 12 days ago +2

    Wth did I just watch. Freakishly horrifying

  • Allassandra Egan
    Allassandra Egan 12 days ago +2

    the baby is so cutr

  • Killer 48
    Killer 48 12 days ago +2

    So just imagine trying to feed your baby and not being able to and the monitor just says "Sorry, we are updating ur baby" like wtf yall making him turn 2 without waiting one full year or what

  • Vincen Alfoncius
    Vincen Alfoncius 13 days ago +2


  • Jaidin Borenski
    Jaidin Borenski 13 days ago +3

    Wanda: **Puts Max back in the machine**
    Husband: **Tries to comfort her**
    Wanda: **Walks past him out of the room**

  • Harald Pettesen
    Harald Pettesen 13 days ago

    Very good video, small movies make great luck. Short films are in

  • sarahx87
    sarahx87 13 days ago +1


  • DaSheng Catarina
    DaSheng Catarina 13 days ago

    Why is the title of the video in portuguese? 😂😂 I think it was a mistake. But nice short!!!

  • judy valencia
    judy valencia 14 days ago +3

    The mom was so creepy.

  • David Kutzler
    David Kutzler 14 days ago +1

    You're not my real mom!!!

  • Julie
    Julie 14 days ago +1

    9 hours a day?? don't u need to feed him or change the diaper??

  • Summer Mix
    Summer Mix 14 days ago +2

    I believe her boss (I think that was her boss) told her about scifi mother and father is to keep her late at work and keep her from missing work. Because said we need you here and you are all star worker. The mother should have removed that device from her son's face. Why do you think her boss didn't want that for her kids.

  • Vitor Silva
    Vitor Silva 14 days ago +1


  • Rodger Myles
    Rodger Myles 14 days ago +1

    Now and in the future the best way to achieve is by hard effort. There are many parallels in this film. We need to think not about AI itself taking over but being used as a tool by the elite to more effectively control the average citizen.

  • Cavsome
    Cavsome 15 days ago +1

    The saddest and scariest thing is ...this is now. I don't want to raise my child so I let the internet and the school teachers raise him. I'm so rich my nannies will take care of him.

  • go girl
    go girl 15 days ago +1

    What in the hell did I just see

  • Prophet Mohammad
    Prophet Mohammad 15 days ago +1

    The bananas at 7:36 are going bad.

  • Susanne Winslow
    Susanne Winslow 15 days ago +1

    Heck no, no, and nope.

  • MOAB MotherOfAllBoys
    MOAB MotherOfAllBoys 15 days ago +3

    So sad, I could never do that if this tech was available. I couldn't just watch my baby lay there day after day and not interact with/love him/her.

  • Nick Villanueva
    Nick Villanueva 16 days ago +1

    Clear phones?? Ahh hhellll nahhhhh!

    JAM JAM 16 days ago +1

    I believe that before 2099 people will be linked online like this baby was. From birth until death people will be more like the Borg hive than individual identities. Look at how much people use their phone while driving, walking, sitting with their friends. People now sit with other people but every face is staring into their phones. The technology to be mentally up linked online is there, it just hasn't been implemented yet to the masses.

  • andy wakeupworld
    andy wakeupworld 16 days ago

    What a waste of time.👎🏼

  • Roman Blecha
    Roman Blecha 17 days ago +2

    society getting lazier and lazier but still wanting to achieve perfection in every way ... if this is whats coming for us then ok ...society dont deserve any better.

  • Adriana Cassia
    Adriana Cassia 17 days ago +1

    Uau! Impactante.

  • Ainy Michiyo
    Ainy Michiyo 17 days ago +2

    Its horror movies

  • Bajoobie Cuzican
    Bajoobie Cuzican 18 days ago +4

    We have this very real problem already, it's called "electronic devices".

    • Sarah Kanieski
      Sarah Kanieski 16 days ago

      Which I am currently looking at instead of spending time with my kids :(

  • MaryMacaroons
    MaryMacaroons 18 days ago +1

    This is like Detroit:become human but it’s in a different form or something....

  • Deborah McLaughlin
    Deborah McLaughlin 19 days ago +1

    Reminds me of when I got my Sleep Number mattress installed.

  • Rebekah Funches
    Rebekah Funches 19 days ago

    Well. It'll Never Be My Child. 🤷

  • mi ki
    mi ki 19 days ago

    Imagine if we were living in this right now but we have no idea.....

  • Sierra Herd
    Sierra Herd 19 days ago

    I feel like the boss lady gave it to the mother so that the mother would more time working at the company.

  • Mz 411
    Mz 411 19 days ago

    so she basically got trapped into signing her baby up to live with a virtual version of the parents but didnt know that the babay gets stuck there forever... Like it was creepy beacaue the little girl is by herself in the world like a real predator could slap that shit out of her head and kidnap her.

  • MTC
    MTC 20 days ago

    Forget hooking my baby to a machine for 19hrs, I don't even let someone hold her for 5seconds. No way...go away. That's my baby not ours. Lol.

  • 623goingnatural
    623goingnatural 20 days ago


  • Max Ong
    Max Ong 21 day ago +3

    that baby is so adorable

  • KimSe0k Jinnie
    KimSe0k Jinnie 22 days ago +3

    The comment section here is more of a scary shit than the vedio. No need to give birth to a life if you can't take responsibility and you bring it to the world just to hand it over to the nanny stuff, robots bla bla.

  • Joseph Keenan
    Joseph Keenan 22 days ago +1

    Did anyone figure out exactly what the agenda of the company?

  • Drippy Blood
    Drippy Blood 22 days ago

    Can someone explain what happened cause I’m so confused

  • Mina Krupinski
    Mina Krupinski 23 days ago +2

    If this happened in real life these kids would die from brain damage or kill themselves

  • CG
    CG 23 days ago +2

    7:39 Now she knows what she has to do. If I were her I would cancel the whole Future Families thing as soon as I got home; then low key search for a better job and quit.

  • Touch Bionics
    Touch Bionics 23 days ago

    This makes no sense to be honest. Children get attached to parents bcz they experience them virtually but parents are not going to develop bonding.

  • Touch Bionics
    Touch Bionics 23 days ago

    Why have a child in the first place????

  • Fully Armed
    Fully Armed 24 days ago +1

    In certain cases this is our reality... corporate offering programs and opportunity to keep you working and monetizing your time for small amounts of money.. make it seem like they are going the extra mile for you but they aren’t.. lots of subliminal messages lol

  • McGyver777ATGMAIL
    McGyver777ATGMAIL 24 days ago +2

    As a new father to a wonderful little girl, I find this entire story unbelievable. Every second with her is golden, I can't imagine giving any of it away. You need suspension of disbelief in film to accept the possibility that what is happening could happen however outrageous the film, and this one just didn't build the why of it all. If the damn machine updates the kid during your only time home, obviously you never get to actually experience being a parent, who would sign a five year contract on such a BS product?
    Anyways, creepy as fuck, wouldn't suggest any new parents watch this except for perhaps a moral warning about how tech can remove our humanity or some such ignorance.

  • Rebekah W.
    Rebekah W. 24 days ago +4

    the look the digital mother gave at the end was SO CREEPY

  • AmberStorm GamingX
    AmberStorm GamingX 24 days ago +1

    As a mother I know what it is like to want your baby all to yourself, not let anyone and/or anything have. I hope this never ever comes true in technology. This would scare me if I was told to have this.

  • Amie Oakley
    Amie Oakley 24 days ago +1

    It's an absolutely chilling and timely look into our future! Wake up humans, we've already been taken over!

  • Amie Oakley
    Amie Oakley 24 days ago +2

    I'm horrified at so many of these people's comments! Completely missing the point that this is where our future is headed. With the creation of virtual reality, smart cities, (which use social Credit Systems), starting to be a reality. People are just being programmed, from birth now, into complete idiocy and their sovereignty taken away from them; and they give it up willingly...
    All for more dopamine releases, social media gods and instant gratification, thumbs up #doubleplusgood. Brave New World anyone?

  • Savannah_Lee Mirate
    Savannah_Lee Mirate 24 days ago +2

    11:30 Her smile is so creepy as f*ck😑😐

  • Cierra Callahan
    Cierra Callahan 24 days ago +2

    Detroit: Being Human

  • Cierra Callahan
    Cierra Callahan 24 days ago +2

    Black mirror

  • Troyano Z
    Troyano Z 24 days ago +1

    Estaría bueno que lo suban en español

  • Thiva Asus
    Thiva Asus 26 days ago +1


  • GlowingMpd
    GlowingMpd 26 days ago +1

    Nothing like 12 minutes of gratuitous suspense. More like a bad soap opera👎

  • Lauren Veloz
    Lauren Veloz 27 days ago +2

    Black mirror 🤔?

  • Fumi Yama
    Fumi Yama 27 days ago +2

    should get a robot instead of having a baby

  • thoughts out loud
    thoughts out loud 27 days ago +3

    So wrong... So creepy 😱😱

  • Rocio Penin
    Rocio Penin 28 days ago +2

    Is that baby Connor, the Android sent by cyberlife? 😂

  • the amazing truckosaurus
    the amazing truckosaurus 28 days ago +1

    This would be so much more messed up if it was a dog.

  • fiona lerast
    fiona lerast 28 days ago +2

    The matrix for babies. They should do this to prisoners.

  • KodeyTheNeko
    KodeyTheNeko 28 days ago +2

    This reminds me of arkangel

  • wanda diya
    wanda diya 28 days ago +1

    Is it family??? Ogh that baby is like mechine but where i get last

  • Rhumple
    Rhumple 28 days ago +2

    Mom: When will that be done?
    AI: 19 hours
    Mom: * Gives up forever *

  • Pachiko
    Pachiko 29 days ago +1

    Did u mean Detroit