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Francesca Faridany - Stars took to the red carpet at the Opening night after party for the play adaptation of 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' at the Urbo restaurant, in New York City, New York, United States - Sunday 5th October 2014
Francesca Faridany, Frank Langella and Zach Grenier - Brian Hutchison, Francesca Faridany, Adam Driver, Frank Langella, Michael Siberry, Zach Grenier, and Virginia Kull New York City, USA - Opening night of the Broadway play 'Man And Boy' at Roundabout Theatre Company's American Airlines Theatre - Curtain Call. Sunday 9th October 2011
Highly conceptual, intricately cerebral and ever- so-slightly pretentious, "Conceiving Ada" is a semi-science fictionsemi-biography of Ada Byron King, the daughter of amorous poet Lord Byronand the great-grandmother of the digital age.
The picture is directed by Bay Area multimedia artist LynnHershman Leeson and stars the deeply affecting and resonatingly intellectualTilda Swinton ("Orlando") as Ada, a thinker so ahead of her timethat most of her Victorian contemporaries couldn't dream of wrapping theirheads around her innovative mathematics.
The film taps into her genius -- she invented what is generallyacknowledged as the first computer language for partner Charles Babbage'srevolutionary analytical engine -- and into her frustration with Victorianconvention through a modern protagonist, a passionate computer prodigynamed Emmy (Francesca Faridany).
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