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The man who knew infinity

Matt Brown (director), Robert Kanigel (based on the work of), Jeremy Irons (actor)
Biografische film over de Indiase wiskundige Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887-1920).
Title
The man who knew infinity / written and directed by Matthew Brown
Director
Matt Brown
Based on the work of
Robert Kanigel
Actor
Jeremy Irons Dev Patel Stephen Fry 1957- Toby Jones
Composer
Coby Brown
Language
English
Publisher
Paradiso, 2016
1 dvd-video
Recording date
2015
Playing time
108 min.
Note
Engels gesproken, Nederlands ondertiteld
EAN
5414937033324

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 100 times in Flemish libraries

Reviews

Het regiedebuut van Matt Brown, die ook het scenario schreef, gaat over het leven van de briljante Indiase wiskundige Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887-1920). Ramanujan heeft bijna geen schoolopleiding, maar leert zichzelf wiskunde aan. Hij schrijft brieven naar Engelse wiskundigen en wordt uitgenodigd door Godfrey Harold Hardy om naar Cambridge te komen. De kritische academici verlangen bewijzen van Ramanujan, die vooral op intuïtie werkt. Ook krijgt hij te maken met discriminatie, eenzaamheid en liefdesverdriet, maar de vriendschap met Hardy houdt hem op de been. In de hoofdrollen Dev Patel (Chappie; Slumdog millionaire) en Jeremy Irons). De recensenten geven 2-3 sterren. Peter de Bruijn (NRC 6-7-'16): '(...) Met al die contrasten valt de film nogal schematisch uit. (...) The Man Who Knew Infinity is keurig kostuumdrama: weinig mis mee, maar vlak.' Ab Zagt (Algemeen Dagblad 7-7-'16): '(...) Aan tragiek ontbreekt het niet in The Man Who Knew Infinity, toch maakt de film een te berekende indr…Read more

About Matt Brown

Matt or Matthew Brown may refer to:

Politics

  • Matt Brown (American politician) (born 1969), co-founder of Global Zero, former Secretary of State of Rhode Island
  • Matt Brown (Australian politician) (born 1972), former member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly
  • Matt Brown (Canadian politician), former mayor of London, Ontario, Canada

Sports

  • Matt Brown (basketball) (born 1969), former head basketball coach at the University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Matt Brown (parathlete) (born 1976), paralympic track and field athlete in Idalou, Texas
  • Matt Brown (fighter) (born 1981), American mixed martial arts fighter
  • Matthew Brown (baseball) (born 1982), Major League Baseball third baseman
  • Matt Brown, New Zealand sprinter (born 1986), see Athletics at the 2006 Commonwealth Games – Men's 4 × 100 metres relay
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