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Dreams Rewired

Dreams Rewired is a movie starring Tilda Swinton. 'Every age thinks it's the modern age...'

Other Titles
Mobilisierung der Traeume, Marzenia - wszystko juz bylo, Mobilisierung der Träume, La mobilisation des rêves
Running Time
1 hours 28 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary, News, History
Director
Thomas Tode, Manu Luksch, Martin Reinhart
Writer
Thomas Tode, Mukul Patel, Martin Reinhart, Manu Luksch
Actors
Tilda Swinton
Country
UK, Austria, Germany
Year
2015
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

'Every age thinks it's the modern age...' - but this one, a time of always-on connectivity, ubiquitous computing, and the acceleration of everything, really is new. No longer even modern, we are allegedly postmodern, post-industrial, and hurtling towards the post-human. With its profusion of desire and superabundance of information, our age couldn't be more different... DREAMS REWIRED offers another perspective. A montage of films from the 1880s to the 1930s, many rare and previously unscreened, it traces contemporary appetites and anxieties back to the birth of the telephone, television and cinema. Its claim: that the social convulsions of today's hyper-mediated world were already prefigured over 100 years ago, during the electric media boom of the late 19th century. Early electric media were as revolutionary as social media are now. They sparked a fervent utopianism in the public imagination; promising total communication, the annihilation of distance, an end to war. The technologies were to serve everyone, not just the elites. Through strengthening human relationships, increasing efficiency, and predicting the future, it would become possible to build a new world for all to share. But what these media initially promised, and what they eventually delivered was very different. The early radical openness was disciplined and regulated, and two-way, peer-to-peer communication gave way to hierarchical broadcasting. And the fears that had accompanied the hopes - fears of the erosion of privacy, of ubiquitous surveillance, of financial exposure and moral hazard - began to appear well-founded. DREAMS REWIRED is an assemblage of clips from nearly 200 films, ranging from the earliest dramatic works to music hall slapstick, newsreels, marketing materials, recordings of scientific experiments, and artistic adventures with film as medium. Through years of research in archives around the world, the directors have unearthed material that is by turns hilarious, revelatory, aesthetically striking, and astonishingly prescient. This footage is spliced together with a commentary on our contemporary predicament (voiced by Tilda Swinton) that, rather than plunging the audience into the past, pulls the historical material into the present. By forging an identification between contemporary viewers and their idealistic peers from 100 years ago, DREAMS REWIRED suggests a path of positive action towards a 21st century conception of openness.

Comments about documentary «Dreams Rewired» (14)

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Judy Jordan

I've never been to an art museum, but the only place I've ever been to is the National Gallery. As a child, I would wander around the walls of the gallery, admiring the pieces. I was fascinated by the paintings of Jan van Eyck, Rembrandt, and Matisse. The words of the paintings seemed to have an immediate effect on me. I'd try to read them and I'd get a profound feeling of awe. I was obsessed. The same can be said of this documentary. The film explores the history of art and how it has been influenced by society and society's ideas of art. The video is stunning, and I highly recommend it. The editing is also great. I was shocked to learn that some of the pieces of art in the film were not even created by the artists who created them. The film is so thorough and so well done. The documentary never mentions the names of the artists, but it doesn't matter. The artists are so well documented. I was also surprised to learn that Van Eyck's art was never exhibited in the United States. I am thrilled that this film is finally available in the United States. It's an important film. It will educate and it will inspire. I loved it. I hope it's released in other countries.

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Sarah

It is difficult to watch this film and not feel a sense of being a part of something more than you are. It is an inspiring documentary that is a great reminder of the importance of speaking out against injustice. This film will help anyone to learn how to not only speak up against injustice, but also how to do it without having to suffer from the backlash. It is a great film and it is inspiring to watch.

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Joan

I watched this movie for the first time recently and I have to say it was excellent. The movie was not just about the politics, it was about the people and the people's lives. The movie did a great job of showing the human side of the topic and showing the people's emotions on the topic. The movie did a great job of showing the power of the people, and the power of the politicians. The movie was also about how people can change their own lives and the people's lives. The movie was very informative and very well done. I thought that the movie was very good and highly recommended. It's a very good movie, I would recommend it to anyone.

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Aaron W.

I liked this movie, especially the interviews. They are very entertaining. The director and producer did a good job with their budget. This movie is a must see, for anyone who is interested in hearing from an alternative source.

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Frank

The main theme of the movie is the "rethinking" of the "a-ha!" moment of the first film, and the positive effects of that rethinking on the next film. This is a powerful message, and it's made even more powerful by the fact that the filmmakers have a very clear and understandable message, and have a clear path for getting there. They are not afraid to give themselves up to the viewers, and let them decide whether they want to watch the film, or not. The only thing they do not do is to reveal what is actually happening in the movie, which I think is very important. They do not show us the exact same events, but they do show us the same images, and that is important, because that is what makes a film "real". It's a very clear message, and I think it is very powerful, and I recommend everyone to watch it. It's an important message, and it's made in a very clear way, so you will not feel lost in it, and you will understand it. The only thing I would change would be the ending, because I think it is a little bit weak, but it is the only thing that could make the film weaker. Overall, it is a very powerful movie, and I recommend everyone to watch it, and to see if you agree with me.

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Marie W.

In the end, I think this movie was a good film, and a step in the right direction for the animal movement. I think the film showed the situation in the real world and how animals have to deal with their situations. I think the movie was more about the animal movement and how people should think of animals, and not just as objects that you can throw into the trash. The animals were shown as people, and how they live their lives. It showed how they were treated and what they were put through. I think this movie was great, and I think it should be shown in schools. I think it would be a great movie to show to young people.

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Sarah E.

I've seen this movie for the first time recently. It was an amazing experience. It showed the many faces of our planet. It also told the stories of how the various species came together and how they were able to survive, and also how they died. I enjoyed this movie so much. It really took me on a journey of my own and made me realize how much I have to learn about the planet I live on. I have to give this movie a 10 because it was truly an amazing experience. I hope this film inspires other people to go out and learn about the planet we live on. It is a beautiful place, and I think everyone should see this film to learn more about it. It was a great movie, and I would recommend it to anyone.

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Austin Larson

The movie was very well done and i would recommend it to anyone who likes the film industry or is interested in the subject. There are a lot of people who have different views of what happened. In my opinion the facts were presented very well. It was also interesting to see the history of the film industry with interviews from people who were involved with the film industry. Some of the interviews were very interesting and i was amazed by the people that were involved in the film industry at the time. The movie is very informative and i am sure that anyone who is interested in the film industry will enjoy it. I would recommend this movie to anyone who is interested in the film industry and has a love for history. I am glad that this movie is still making the rounds in the cinema.

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Arthur W.

When you watch the movie you will be amazed, it really does go a bit deeper than you would expect. The movie is about the human spirit and how we can have amazing dreams, but how we can also lose them. This movie was very well done, it was very well filmed and the music is amazing. It was very well put together and I would definitely recommend this movie to anyone who likes documentaries. I would give it a 9 out of 10. It was well worth watching.

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Gary Jensen

I have to say that the last hour of this movie is not the best hour of the movie. I felt like the director was trying to make something that is bigger than what it is. I mean, the movie is about the movie industry. But it is also about the human spirit. I think the director tried to make something that would make people feel good about themselves, and that is why the movie was so powerful. I don't know what people would think of this movie, but I think it is very powerful and powerful in a good way. It is not about the industry. It is about the human spirit. I think that is the best part of the movie.

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Melissa T.

This documentary is a well-crafted piece of film. The story is told in a documentary format, and the pictures, interviews and video clips are all so well done that they seem to float above the audience. The camera does not focus on one thing, it doesn't have the feel of a commercial film, it is an expression of the subjects' lives. This is a documentary that needs to be seen. It is a story about how people live and how they express themselves, and it's one of those that you will want to hear again and again. It's also a story that you'll want to tell your children.

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Bryan Weber

Dreams Rewired is a documentary on the intersection of sexuality and creativity. While the documentary is quite heavy-handed in its presentation of the issue of sexual orientation, it does show a number of different points of view on the subject. It also has a number of interviews with gay men and lesbians that give a more factual view on the topic. I thought the interviews were interesting, but I think the film is somewhat preachy. However, I also think that the documentary was well-edited and well-shot. It is not an easy subject to get through. It does touch on some really difficult issues, but I think the way it was presented is too preachy and certainly not accurate. I also think that the film is too long, as I felt it dragged on a bit. I think that the best part of the documentary was the interviews with gay men and lesbians. They gave a more accurate and better-informed view on the issue of sexual orientation. Overall, I thought the documentary was well-edited and well-shot, but I think it was too preachy and did not get the point across very well.

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Austin

The title of this documentary sounds like the title of a really bad horror movie, but in fact it is the title of a beautiful documentary. It is one of those documentaries that will make you feel a lot better about your health, your children, your parents and the health care system in general. The main focus of this documentary is to show us what's wrong with the health care system and what we can do about it. I think that this is a documentary that everyone should watch. It's not really scary, but it's very important to get the information out there and to have the information spread around. This is not just about health care, but about all the other issues that we face in this country. The movie is very well made, with excellent photography, great sound and a very interesting script. I recommend this movie to anyone who wants to know what's wrong with our health care system.

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Pamela

I was on my way to see an upcoming movie when I got to the front of the line to get in. I was expecting to see a lot of the same information that was on the poster, but I was surprised. The movie was well done and the only thing I would change would be the location. I went to a different theater and it was even better. I was also surprised at the type of movie this was. I would recommend this to anyone. I would also say it is a must see for anyone who is into the idea of reviving the human race.