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Valley of the Boom 

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Docudrama crosscut with real interviews about the 1990s tech boom in the Silicon Valley.

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Bradley Whitford ...  James L. Barksdale 6 episodes, 2019
Lamorne Morris ...  Darrin Morris 6 episodes, 2019
Oliver Cooper ...  Todd Krizelman 6 episodes, 2019
John Karna ...  Marc Andreessen 6 episodes, 2019
Dakota Shapiro ...  Stephan Paternot 6 episodes, 2019
Steve Zahn ...  Michael Fenne 6 episodes, 2019
John Murphy ...  Jim Clark 5 episodes, 2019
Fred Henderson ...  Michael Egan / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Chiara Zanni ...  Sheila 4 episodes, 2019
Raf Rogers ...  Sean Alvaro 4 episodes, 2019
Camille Hollett-French ...  Tara Hernandez 4 episodes, 2019
Vincent Dangerfield ...  Lee Wiskowski 3 episodes, 2019
Nick Hunnings ...  Ed Cespedes 3 episodes, 2019
Mike Kovac ...  Balding Ponytail Coder 3 episodes, 2019
Tom Stevens ...  Phillip 3 episodes, 2019
Jacob Richter ...  Dan Goodin 2 episodes, 2019
Hilary Jardine ...  Patty Beron 2 episodes, 2019
Carey Feehan ...  Robert Dunning 2 episodes, 2019
Vicky Lambert ...  Female Dancer 2 episodes, 2019
Keegan Connor Tracy ...  Rosanne Siino 2 episodes, 2019
Donna Benedicto ...  Kate 2 episodes, 2019
Paul Herbert Paul Herbert ...  Paul Ward 2 episodes, 2019
Siobhan Williams ...  Jenn 2 episodes, 2019
Julia Harnett ...  Dancing Pedestrian / ... 2 episodes, 2019
Ian Hawes Ian Hawes ...  Diner / ... 2 episodes, 2019
Raymond Johnson-Brown ...  Dancing Butler 2 episodes, 2019
Kat Pasion Kat Pasion ...  Dancing Hot Girl #1 2 episodes, 2019
Michel Issa Rubio ...  Banker 2 episodes, 2019
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Docudrama crosscut with real interviews about the 1990s tech boom in the Silicon Valley.

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13 January 2019 (USA) See more »

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The 90's were really interesting times for computers and the story is told in a unique manner.
29 December 2018 | by Markl006See all my reviews

What a time the 1990's were. Fortunes made and lost in hours, industries created and destroyed overnight, new innovations being created and sometimes eclipsed within days, vaporware and outright fraud being shopped around and making millions. This is the story of a few of the major players in Silicone Valley during this time. The story is intertwined with actors acting out key plot points in both realistic and artistic ways and some of the real players telling us what happened and what it was like. This is a must watch for anyone who lived through this era in computers or anyone interested in what is going to happen to the industry in the future, we all know history is destined to repeat itself.


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