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CYBERPUNK

USA, 1990 (MIFF 1992, Youth Film Festival)

Director: Marianne Trench

In '82 William Gibson published the first ground-breaking series of what he assumed were science-fiction novels (Neuromancer). Since then 90 percent of his'fictional' concepts have come true. Virtual reality, computer hack­ing, 'smarf pills, software piracy. Gibson's post-modem world, now being embraced by a generation of computer-hip Western youth, is

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