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Actors: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly

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Russel Crowe, stars in A Beautiful Mind, with an astonishing performance as a brilliant mathematician. Russel Crowe is on the brink of international acclaim, when he becomes entangled in a mysterious conspiracy. Now, his devoted wife can help him with all the triumph that he is going through.Russel Crowe as John Nash, finds it very difficult to be struggling with alot interferences involving his work,he finds that time is of the essence, and there is nothing that would stop him from doing his outstanding work of art.John Nash learns that he would not settle for less,while needing support from his wife knowing how brillant and talented her husband is, she is really concerned.While working at the University he notices some changes in his office, this is very puzzling for him.He feels that it will never end .Convinced of his consciene,someone is playing games with him.John Nash also feels that his work, could be a link between the universe, the calculations of the stars.In this story, you will find great courage and full of passion.
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The review of this Movie prepared by verneda edmonds




This is the story of the mathematician John Forbes Nash, Jr. from his early years at Princeton to his paranoid schizophrenic breakdown and his remission and winning of the 1994 Nobel prize for contributions in the field of economic theory. The story focuses the days of code-breaking working under the wings of the U.S. Army and his deeply delusional period of internations and insulin-induced comas.
The review of this Movie prepared by Mário Henrique R. Bernardes




John Nash, a genius scientist, is seeing hallucinations of people (his roommate, roommate's niece, and a government agent). Nash had attended Princeton, where he had been ridiculed (mostly because of his lack of people-skills), until he came up with an original idea about economics. After that, when they found out he was seeing delusions, though, he had to get past those fears and show others that he was still a good person, even if he saw the delusions.
The review of this Movie prepared by Eugene Kim




To explain this movie is to give it away. Watch it unfold before you and learn the depth of despair that the human mind can withstand. John Nash values his mind; the mind that both rebels against his reason and sets him free. In his promising youth, he longs for a new discovery distinguishing him from the intellectual pack at Princeton. In his seeking something new, he moves away from the crowd and creates his own world. He stumbles upon a profound idea/theory that does change the world. Because the apparent application of that theory is not exactly what he was looking for, he dismisses it as not important enough and continues to demand even more of his frail self and fragmenting mind.

It is this value for distinction, of longing to change the world that drives his mind to distraction, to discovery and to ultimately to peaceful coexistence with his demons and acceptance of his personal type of existence.

The undertoe of the story lies in that which is not stated. It is a careful (and hopefully honest) study of a man whose need to belong combines with an intellect which does not belong even to the greatness of his surroundings. The themes of mathematics, science and accomplishment pale against the shimmering background of this man's journey to self.
The review of this Movie prepared by P.G Kurz



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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Struggle with    -   eccentricity    -   special abilities    -   (General) search for meaning/identity Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   scientist/inventor Brain/Body not working?    -   mental illness Battle with shrink/bum?    -   battle with a psychiatrist

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American Unusual characteristics:    -   Super genius    -   Mentally ill

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   Chicago

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing    -   Some foul language Is this movie based on a    -   book

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