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Conceiving Ada (1997)

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85 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Emmy Coer, a computer genius, devises a method of communicating with the past by tapping into undying information waves. She manages to reach the world of Ada Lovelace, founder of the idea of a computer language and proponent of the ...See moreEmmy Coer, a computer genius, devises a method of communicating with the past by tapping into undying information waves. She manages to reach the world of Ada Lovelace, founder of the idea of a computer language and proponent of the possibilities of the "difference engine." Ada's ideas were stifled and unfulfilled because of the reality of life as a woman in the nineteenth century. Emmy has a plan to defeat death and the past using her own DNA as a communicative agent to the past, bringing Ada to the present. But what are the possible ramifications? Written by James Callan See less
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Lynn Hershman-Leeson | Eileen Jones | Sadie Plant (CD-ROM Women, Weaving and Cybernetics) | Betty A. Toole (biography Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers, A Selection Letters of Lord Byron's Daughter and Her Description of the First Computer)
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Updated Sep 10, 1997

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Feb 19, 1999 (United States)

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Tilda Swinton
Ada Augusta Byron King, Countess of Lovelace Ada Augusta Byron King, Countess of Lovelace   See fewer
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Francesca Faridany
Emmy Coer Emmy Coer   See fewer
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Karen Black
Lady Byron / Mother Coer Lady Byron / Mother Coer   See fewer
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John O'Keefe
Charles Babbage Charles Babbage   See fewer
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John Crosse John Crosse   See fewer
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J.D. Wolfe
Nicholas Clayton Nicholas Clayton   See fewer
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William Lovelace William Lovelace   See fewer
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Children's Tutor (David) Children's Tutor (David)   See fewer
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Esther Mulligan
Mary Shelley Mary Shelley   See fewer
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Kashka Peck
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Rose Lockwood
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Baby Ada Baby Ada   See fewer
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4.9 / 10 | 374 votes