June 19, 2021 – 07:20
On December 13, 2001, the premiere of Ron Howard’s film in Beverly Hills. Great box office success and 4 Oscars
of Francesco Tortora
On December 13, 2001, the premire of “A Beautiful Mind” (this afternoon on Sky Cinema 2 at 15.20), a film by Ron Howard inspired by the life of mathematician John Nash, winner of the Nobel Prize for the economy. Based on the biography “The genius of numbers” written by Sylvia Nasar, the film tells the existence of Nash from his arrival at Princeton college in 1947 until 1994, when he won the Nobel Prize for mathematics. In this period of time, the mathematician manages to develop fundamental models for the development of “game theory”, he marries the former student Alicia (Jennifer Connelly) and gets a prestigious research post at the “Wheeler Laboratory” of the Mit in Boston. . However, his sanity is threatened by schizophrenia: Nash believes he is the victim of a conspiracy by Soviet agents and lives in a perennial state of anguish. Only with time will the scholar learn to live with his ghosts. “A Beautiful Mind” a fascinating and engaging film. Although the criticism has highlighted how some aspects of the protagonist’s life are not incredibly mentioned (the alleged homosexuality, the birth of an illegitimate child, the temporary separation from his wife, the indefensible anti-Semitic statements), the story remains compelling also thanks to a Russell Crowe. in a state of grace. Remarkable box office success. Costing $ 58 million, grossing $ 316, earns eight Academy Award nominations and four statuettes: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress (Jennifer Connelly) and Best Non-Original Screenplay. 18 years after launch, here are 13 things you may not know.
June 19, 2021 | 07:20
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