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Beautiful Mind (A)

USA, English, 135 mins

  • Director: Ron Howard
  • Writer: Akiva Goldsman; Sylvia Nasar
  • Producer: Brian Grazer; Todd Hallowell

CGiii Comment

And, a beautiful film - if not altogether accurate - t'is Hollywood afterall.

Seemingly, Nash's sexuality was not mentioned because the filmmakers did not want to connect homosexuality with schizophrenia (how very thoughtful of them) - now, if this is indeed true, it is certainly one of the most pathetic excuses ever given.

Homosexuality and big audiences, not exactly the recipe for success - the omission was a business decision. Plain and simple.

The thrust of the credit must go to Goldsman's adaptation, quite rightly winning the Oscar.

It is a fine film - despite the discrepancies.


Trailer...

The(ir) Blurb...

From the heights of notoriety to the depths of depravity, John Forbes Nash, Jr. experienced it all. A mathematical genius, he made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery. After many years of struggle, he eventually triumphed over his tragedy, and finally - late in life - received the Nobel Prize.

Cast & Characters

Russell Crowe as John Nash;
Ed Harris as Parcher;
Jennifer Connelly as Alicia Nash;
Christopher Plummer as Dr. Rosen;
Paul Bettany as Charles;
Adam Goldberg as Sol;
Josh Lucas as Hansen;
Anthony Rapp as Bender;
Jason Gray-Stanford as Ainsley;
Judd Hirsch as Helinger;
Austin Pendleton as Thomas King;
Vivien Cardone as Marcee;
Jillie Simon as Bar Co-Ed;
Victor Steinbach as Professor Horner;
Tanya Clarke as Becky

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