Four 1950's cultural icons (Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio and Senator Joseph MacCarthy) who conceivably could have met and probably didn't, fictionally do in this modern fable of post-WWII America. Visually intriguing, the film has a fluid progression of flash-backs and flash-forwards centering on the fictional Einstein's current observations, childhood memories and apprehensions for the future. Written by
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The object of every man's fantasy and the greatest mind of the century are about to meet.
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Did You Know?
Since the film was a British production, all of the interiors for Insignificance
(1985) were shot at Lee Studios in Wembley, London, with only limited on-location filming of exteriors in New York, See more
When the Ballplayer is at the bar next to a wall calendar, in the medium shots the calendar page is for June 1954, but in a close-up the page says March 1954. The mistake would seem to be the close-up because there is a night-time baseball game on the bar's television and the baseball season didn't begin until April. See more
They will not take responsibility for their world. They want to put it all on the shoulders of a few and I tell you the weight of all those worlds...
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Words & Music & Sung by Will Jennings See more