No Maps for These Territories (1999)

No Maps for These Territories
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 29mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords bio
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Mark Ritchie Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000006
Phillip A Todd Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000005
Grant Gee Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000004
Chris Norr Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000003
Joe Kessler Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000007
Rochelle Ford Editor n/a 172 7000001
Mark Neale Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Daniel Lanois Music n/a 120781 8000001
Nicholas Erasmus Editor n/a 172 7000002
Steven Miko Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000002
Mark Neale Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000001
Mark Neale Producer n/a 3 3000001
Mark Neale Director n/a 2 2000001
David Evans Actor n/a 1 1000003
Bono Actor n/a 1 1000002
Mary Buffet Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Chris Paine Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Mark Neale Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Mark Pellington Executive Producer n/a 174 3000005
Tom Gorai Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
William Gibson Actor n/a 1 1000001
Synopsis
"There's nothing stable, nothing static, nothing to stand on, nothing to cling to. There are no maps for these territories, which are of our own creation..." So begins this portrait of author William Gibson. Gibson's fascinating commentaries on contemporary society and our changing social values are interspersed with excerpts from his novels ("Burning Chrome", "Neuromancer", "Idoru") which are read aloud by fans such as U2's Bono and the Edge. Gibson emerges as a visionary for our post-post-modern age, a prophet gifted with the ability to step outside the maelstrom and hazard an educated guess about where we are headed. His vision is at once tinged with a pervasive sense of loss, and full of giddy excitement about the future, as we stand poised on the precipice, about to make the great leap forward--if it doesn't turn into a big, big fall...
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