Wild Palms (1993)

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A multi-national corporation attempts to take over America while small pockets of resistance hold out against rampant technology.

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1993
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

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 Harry Wyckoff (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Grace Wyckoff (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Sen. Anton Kreutzer (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Paige Katz (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Josie Ito (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Tommy Lazlo (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Tabba Schwartzkopf (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Tully Woiwode (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Eli Levitt (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Coty Wyckoff (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Dr. Tobias Schenkl (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Peter (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Tambor (5 episodes, 1993)
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 Chap Starfall (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Chickie Levitt (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Stitch (3 episodes, 1993)
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 Hiro (3 episodes, 1993)
Charles Hallahan ...
 Gavin Whitehope (2 episodes, 1993)
Eugene Lee ...
 Lt. Bob Grindrod (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Eileen Whitehope (2 episodes, 1993)
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Storyline

LA in the near future, Harry Wykoff accepts a job as presidents of a gigantic TV company. Het is confronted with a total new technology called "The New Reality" where three-dimensional TV animated pictures are projected in living rooms all around the world. Harry launches to the top of the company with his career but once there he is caught in a web of intrigues, betrayal and murder. A game of life and death begins... Written by <s.w.zaat@student.utwente.nl>

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There are several parallels to the Oedipus myth - two characters have their eyes gouged out while another kills his father and runs off with his father's wife. See more »

Goofs

The rear-view mirror in Harry's corvette appears and disappears from scene to scene. See more »

Quotes

Grace Wyckoff: Oh my God, Harry! Do you know how much it *hurts* to be *shot* in the chest?
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References Videodrome (1983) See more »

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Deliciously Creepy and Disturbing
28 March 2006 | by (SF Bay Area) – See all my reviews

I've loved this mini-series for years and always thought it had just the right amount of "creepy realism" to it. Like "The Handmaid's Tale" this movie provides a deliciously creepy look at an unlikely, but eerily possible world future. The plot is engaging and complex; even after so many viewings I can still find myself totally lost in the "20 minutes into the future" backdrop of Los Angeles.

The characters are well-rounded, believable and show wonderful development throughout the movie. The acting is powerful and the ensemble cast has a wonderful chemistry together. The placements of Oliver Stone and Willam Gibson as themselves just bring this film one step closer to breaking through the 4th wall. I especially like the retro feeling music that is well matched to the atmosphere and events of certain scenes.


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