Conceiving Ada (1999)

Conceiving Ada




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Lynn Hershman Leeson's Sci-Fi adventure is an imaginary biography of the real-life Lady Ada Lovelace , daughter of Lord Byron, a mathematics genius a century ahead of her time. A computer expert is somehow able to contact her through virtual reality.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By: , ,
Written By: Lynn Hershmann-Leeson, Eileen Jones, Lynn Hershman-Leeson
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On DVD: Feb 8, 2000
Hotwire Productions

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as Ada Byron King

as Lady Byron/Mother Co...

as Charles Babbage

as Nicholas Clayton

as John Crosse

as William Lovelace

as Mary Shelley

as Dr. Locock

as Cocktail Server

as Anne Isabelle Byron

as Ralph Byron

as Children's Tutor

as Lord Byron

as Teenage Ada

as Child Ada/Claire

as CD-ROM Byron

as Musician in the Elev...

as Priest/Talk Show Hos...

as Lead Singer

as Upright Bass

as Alto Sax
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All Critics (17) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
San Francisco Chronicle
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New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Village Voice
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The entire package has a loony, uncommonly intelligent combination that could be appealing for adventurous viewers.

Full Review… | October 1, 2010
Combustible Celluloid

There is enough unbroken time with Swinton's Ada to make watching Conceiving Ada worthwhile.

Full Review… | January 8, 2007
Film Journal International

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