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Infinity (1996)

 -  Biography | Drama  -  4 October 1996 (USA)
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Story of the early life of genius and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman.

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Cast

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Jeffrey Force ...
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Mel Feynman
David Drew Gallagher ...
Harold
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Robert (as Raffi DiBlasio)
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David (as Joshua Wiener)
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Arline Greenbaum
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Abacus Adder
Emerson Tran ...
Kid
Melissa DeLizia ...
Young Joan
Dori Brenner ...
Tutti Feynman
John Hammil ...
County Dr. #1
Jack Lindine ...
Mr. Greenbaum
Helene Moore ...
County Nurse #1
Carl Strano ...
County Dr. #2
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As a young boy, Richard was fascinated with science and objects in motion. This wonderment was reinforced through the efforts of his father. The only thing that mattered as much as science, and his family, was Arline, whom he met when they were both in school. But fate can often be cruel and Arline is found to be stricken by Tuberculosis. Undaunted, Richard studies the disease as he studies science in hopes of curing her. When her disease is in remission, they marry and he proceeds on to college where his studies and the war lead him to Los Alamos to work on the Manhattan Project. While Richard is intrigued with the solution to the project, he is also concerned with the outcome and saddened with the failing health of Arline. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Biography | Drama

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Rated PG for thematic elements, mild sensuality and language | See all certifications »
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$78,976 (USA) (4 October 1996)

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$145,697 (USA) (11 October 1996)
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The scene where Richard breaks down after seeing the dress is supposed to have happened before he comes home and happens because he realizes that he has caught himself thinking about Arline in the present when she has passed on. This is mentioned in "Surely You're Joking Mr. Feynman", . See more »

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Mel Feynman: Richie, how old are you?
Young Richard: Six.
Mel Feynman: Well, act your age.
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Ugly Chile (You're Some Pretty Doll)
Written by Clarence Williams
Published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc. (ASCAP)
Copyright renewed
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The early life of physicist Richard Feynman
15 August 1998 | by (NY, NY) – See all my reviews

Beautifully directed & cinematically stunning, the story revolved around a real individual who is involved in the Manhattan Project. The story - often faulted for the characters not behaving 'realistically' - follow quite faithfully the characters of Richard Feynman & his wife, the impact of the Manhattan Project on them, and her early death on him. Beautifully photographed. Worth watching for the evening desert scenes alone!


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