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Dreams Rewired (2015)

Not Rated | | Documentary, History, News | May 2015 (USA)
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'Every age thinks it's the modern age...'
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Tilda Swinton ... Narrator (voice)
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'Every age thinks it's the modern age...' - but this one, a time of always-on connectivity, ubiquitous computing, and the acceleration of everything, really is new. No longer even modern, we are allegedly postmodern, post-industrial, and hurtling towards the post-human. With its profusion of desire and superabundance of information, our age couldn't be more different... DREAMS REWIRED offers another perspective. A montage of films from the 1880s to the 1930s, many rare and previously unscreened, it traces contemporary appetites and anxieties back to the birth of the telephone, television and cinema. Its claim: that the social convulsions of today's hyper-mediated world were already prefigured over 100 years ago, during the electric media boom of the late 19th century. Early electric media were as revolutionary as social media are now. They sparked a fervent utopianism in the public imagination; promising total communication, the annihilation of distance, an end to war. The ... Written by Mukul Patel

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A genealogy of connection.


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Country:

Austria | Germany | UK

Language:

English

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May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Marzenia - wszystko juz bylo See more »

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Budget:

€700,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

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Color (archive footage)| Color

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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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