Conceiving Ada
Conceiving Ada (1999)

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… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 26, 1999
DVD Release Date: February 8, 2000
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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The entire package has a loony, uncommonly intelligent combination that could be appealing for adventurous viewers.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An innovatively feminist film in which two women struggle to give birth to something that will be lasting despite the intrusion of others.

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Maria Garcia
Film Journal International

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

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

For those on the lookout for a brainy non-Hollywood film, this one should prove to be more than satisfactory.

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Andrea Chase
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The thinking person's thriller.

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