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"LUCY" is a sci-fi action film released in 2014. It was directed and written by Luc Besson and stars Scarlett Johansson in the titular role. The film also features Morgan Freeman and Choi Min-sik in supporting roles.
The plot revolves around Lucy, a young woman living in Taipei, Taiwan, who inadvertently becomes involved in a dangerous drug smuggling operation. She is exposed to a powerful synthetic drug called CPH4, which is intended to enhance brain function.
Instead of providing enhanced mental abilities, the drug unintentionally unlocks the full potential of Lucy's brain, allowing her to access increasingly higher percentages of her cerebral capacity. As she gains access to more and more of her brain's capacity, she develops superhuman abilities such as enhanced intelligence, telekinesis, and the ability to control electronic devices.
With her newfound powers, Lucy seeks revenge against those who harmed her and becomes embroiled in a quest to understand the universe's mysteries and share her knowledge with humanity before her body succumbs to the effects of the drug.
"LUCY" explores themes of human potential, evolution, and the nature of knowledge and existence. While the film received mixed reviews from critics, it was a commercial success and gained attention for its unique premise and Scarlett Johansson's performance.