The Slow Business of Going

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The Slow Business of Going

Directed by Athina Rachel Tsangari

  • USA, Greece 2001; 95 min
  • Original version: English
  • Genre: Comedy, Adventure


Petra Going is a migrant cyborg, an agent of the Global Nomad Project: an international “Experience Data Agency” which sends hundreds of “receivers” like her to wander the globe and record a succession of random encounters. Periodically, they return to agency headquarters where they deposit their accumulated memories into an archive. This archive is available to users who then vicariously and virtually inhabit the ready-made landscapes of touristic consciousness. The motto of the GNP: “Nostalgia For Rent.”



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