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The World's First Computer

A historical and scientific investigation telling the extraordinary story of how the ancient Greeks built a computer 2,000 years ago. Set against the glorious backdrop of classical Greece, this Grierson-nominated film follows the international research team who finally solved the puzzle of the 'Antikythera Mechanism'. Scientific breakthroughs illustrated with stunning graphics reveal a trail of mysterious numbers that solved the conundrum of the gears – a real life Da Vinci code set in ancient Greece.

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Writer | Director:
Mike Beckham
Cinematography:
Steve Gray
Research:
Antikythera Mechanism Research Project
Editing:
Simon Ruben
Music:
Stephen Daltry, Stefanos Konstantinidis
Producers:
Production: Tony Freeth/Images First Ltd . Associate Producers: Rea Apostolides & Yuri Averof. Co-production: Αnemon Productions, ERT SA Hellenic Broadcasting Corp., ARTE, NHK, Roger Hadland, Nikon, National Hellenic Research Foundation.
World distribution:
Images First Ltd tony@imagesfirst.com

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