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Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World (2016)

PG-13 | | Documentary | 19 August 2016 (USA)
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Werner Herzog's exploration of the Internet and the connected world.

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Werner Herzog

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Werner Herzog
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Werner Herzog ... Himself - Interviewer and Narrator (voice)
Leonard Kleinrock ... Himself - Computer Scientist
Bob Kahn Bob Kahn ... Himself - Electrical Engineer, Co-Inventor of the TCP-IP Protocols
Danny Hillis Danny Hillis ... Himself - Author of 'The Pattern on the Stone: The Simple Ideas That Make Computers Work'
Ted Nelson Ted Nelson ... Himself
Adrien Treuille Adrien Treuille ... Himself - Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Robotics, Carnegie Mellon University
Sebastian Thrun Sebastian Thrun ... Himself - Computer Scientist, Stanford University
Raj Rajkumar Raj Rajkumar ... Himself - Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
Joydeep Biswas Joydeep Biswas ... Himself - Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Lesli Catsouras Lesli Catsouras ... Herself
Christos Catsouras Christos Catsouras ... Himself
Christina Catsouras Christina Catsouras ... Herself
Danielle Catsouras Danielle Catsouras ... Herself
Kira Catsouras Kira Catsouras ... Herself
Felix James Lockman Felix James Lockman ... Himself - Astronomer, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (as Jay Lockman)
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Werner Herzog's exploration of the Internet and the connected world.

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On October 29, 1969, the internet was born. Human life hasn't been the same since. See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language and some thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 August 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$114,273, 21 August 2016

Gross USA:

$594,912

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$765,796
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Saville Productions See more »
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

At 15:52 the scientist Adrian Treulle gives an explanation about molecules, while there are piles of boxes with Sensamax at his left. When someone curious googles this name, it is a kind of viagra. A bit strange at the computer science department of Carnegie Mellon. See more »

Quotes

Professor Leonard Kleinrock: [after entering room 3420 in Boelter Hall] We're now entering a sacred location. It's the location where the internet began. It's a holy place and we've just come back to 1969 when the critical events of the origin began.
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Soundtracks

Das Rheingold: Vorspiel
Composed by Richard Wagner
Performed by Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Simone Young
Courtesy of Naxos of America
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Cringy style of filming
30 December 2016 | by cfx-25984See all my reviews

Though the movie definitely is interesting and the story makes sense, I just had to write a review to let people know that this has to be the most cringe worthy style of interviewing people for a documentary I have ever seen. The interviewer manages to make almost all of the interviewees uncomfortable by either his camera placement or the questions he asks. It's painful to watch at some points. Apparently I didn't write enough yet so to add to this: I thought it was interesting that he also interviewed people with different views of the internet and didn't only approach the technical aspects of it. I would still recommend people to watch it as the information displayed is valuable.


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