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Cast overview, first billed only:
Johannes Grenzfurthner ... Host / Himself
Eddie Codel Eddie Codel ... Himself
Jenny Marx ... Herself
Johannes Riha Johannes Riha ... Himself
Ingo Helleport Ingo Helleport ... Himself
Harald Homolka-List ... Himself
Johannes Feder Johannes Feder ... Himself
Rhys Jenkins Rhys Jenkins ... Himself
Franz Ablinger Franz Ablinger ... Himself
H.R. Giger ... Himself (archive footage)
Kathy Acker Kathy Acker ... Herself (archive footage)
Blixa Bargeld ... Himself (archive footage)
V. Vale V. Vale ... Himself
Adam W. Flynn Adam W. Flynn ... Himself
Maggie Mayhem Maggie Mayhem ... Herself
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Artist and life-long nerd Johannes Grenzfurthner is taking us on a personal road trip from the West Coast to the East Coast of the USA, to introduce us to places and people that shaped and inspired his art and politics. Traceroute wants to chase and question the ghosts of nerddom's past, present and future. An exhilarating tour de farce into the guts of trauma, obsession and cognitive capitalism. Written by monochrom

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Austria | USA

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English | German

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June 2016 (Austria) See more »

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$15,000 (estimated)
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Johannes Grenzfurthner and his team really got lost in the desert when trying to find the entrance to the El Mirage Dry Lake. See more »

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Host: Whenever I go to a botanical garden, I think of killing people with a spade.
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Credits list crew's "drugs of choice" (Ms. Marx: Nicotine - Mr. Codel: Caffeine - Mr. Grenzfurthner: Polydichloric Euthimal) See more »

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References Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) See more »

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From the Command Line to the Highway
13 April 2017 | by nick-43424See all my reviews

It's funny that I find myself explaining what "Traceroute" is, this command line utility that's almost as old as the Internet itself. Basically, it's used to show how your packages reach a certain destination on the internet from your computer.

Now I almost feel like using this movie to describe what Traceroute is. Johannes goes on a kind of coming-of-age journey though he's a full blown adult, tracking the origins and path of his own nerd personality through visits to friends, heroes and important landmarks throughout the US.

Johannes knows how to entertain using himself as the material as well as how to drag friends, associates and circumstances to round out the whole journey. Personally, I'm clamoring for a sequel!

(I'd give it a 10 out of 10, but I'm in the movie for a blink so it can't be perfect.)


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