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Carver's Gate (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Sci-Fi  -  5 October 1996 (USA)
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The world is a bleak desolate place where the people live in elevated cities. As the ground is uninhabitable, the citizens spend most of their lives wasting their time in virtual reality. ... See full summary »

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Carver
Marian Skretas ...
Serena
Tara Manuel ...
Diana Wardale / The Angel (as Tara Maria Manuel)
Peter Wylde ...
Dr. Thomas Tesla
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Karl Moribund
Pamela Keyes ...
Judith Stoller
Scott Maudsley ...
Dodge
Kells James ...
Nately
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Player #1 (as Sean Tagore)
Sandra Allard ...
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J. Brian MacDonald ...
Technophobe
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Demon #1- The Big Demon (as Stephen Hart)
Patrick Gorny ...
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Monica Curran ...
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Shannon Collins ...
Nympho
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The world is a bleak desolate place where the people live in elevated cities. As the ground is uninhabitable, the citizens spend most of their lives wasting their time in virtual reality. Carver is a dream-breaker whose job is to enter the world of VR and fix what is wrong. And what is wrong is that his gal pal Dinah has been murdered in VR which should not be possible. But Carver soon finds that Dinah has constructed a transducer which allows people to enter VR without other equipment, but creates a rift. That rift causes people to enter VR, but also allows the creatures from the game to enter the real world. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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5 October 1996 (USA)  »

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They did a lot with a small budget, it was ahead of its time in terms of plot
22 June 1999 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Sure, there were things that this movie lacked, but on the whole it delivered on what it promised. It was a fast-paced action movie, that was ahead of its time (released years ahead of The Matrix and EXistenZ )

There are some very competent performances (Peter Wylde, and Tara Maria Manuel), and some that fell short (Michael Pare), but on the whole this movie was entertaining and without pretensions. Could this be the grandfather of virtual reality movies?


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