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No Maps for These Territories (2000)

Follows author and cyberpunk pioneer William Gibson, on a digital North American road trip.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
William Gibson ... Himself
Jack Womack Jack Womack ... Himself
Bruce Sterling ... Himself
William S. Burroughs ... Himself (archive footage)
Claudine Kielson Claudine Kielson ... Herself
Jonah Geschwind Jonah Geschwind ... Himself
Bono ... Himself
The Edge ... Himself
Tom Hajdu Tom Hajdu ... Himself
Nick Conroy Nick Conroy ... Interviewer, Cowboy, Michael Jackson Impersonator
Kimberly Blair ... (as Kim Blair)
Daniel Eppard Daniel Eppard ... Himself
Jenna Mattison ... Movie Star
Mary Buffet Mary Buffet ... Herself
Nicholas Erasmus Nicholas Erasmus ... Himself
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Follows author and cyberpunk pioneer William Gibson, on a digital North American road trip.

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4 October 2000 (Canada) See more »

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Insightful
26 September 2005 | by math_grenadesSee all my reviews

Gibson recounts his life and the meaning of his work in contemplative fashion throughout this film and the insight gained is well worth whatever work one may need to do in order to seek this out.

Gibson sounds like he did too many drugs in his youth and his manner of speaking came as a surprise to me but he lets it all hang out here. His thoughts on his books and particularly his thoughts on how we are inseparable at this point from technology were pretty interesting. The way in which the film was shot was fascinating as well, as you see Gibson talking in the backseat of a car, often with a cigarette in his hand, while the world goes by. Interviews are spliced with quickly edited footage of modern day life and the effect, for the most part, works.

What didn't work for me was the fact that The Edge and Bono were in the film - what's that about? Couldn't they have gotten anyone better to read his work and comment? Fortunately they're not in for long and you get very valuable insights into Gibsons work from the likes of Jack Womack and Bruce Sterling, the latter in particular recounting how when Gibson first was getting people to read the manuscript of 'Neuromancer', no one got it except for him. The film also has Gibson discuss his coinage of 'cyberspace'.

If you're a huge William Gibson fan like me then this is a must and if not, what are you waiting for?


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