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Hawking (2004)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  13 April 2004 (UK)
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Arno Penzias
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Jane Wilde
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Isobel Hawking
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Frank Hawking
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Sir Fred Hoyle
Rohan Siva ...
Jayant Narlikar
Bertie Carvel ...
George Ellis
Tom Ward ...
Roger Penrose
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Dennis Sciama
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A drama documenting the life and work of the theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking who, despite being diagnosed with motor neurone disease at the age of 21, has galvanized the scientific world with his ground-breaking work on the nature of the universe. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) Written by Anonymous

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The story of the search for the beginning of time.

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13 April 2004 (UK)  »

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A História de Stephen Hawking  »

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Stephen Hawking: What about the brain, I mean the brain itself?
Dr. John Holloway: Untouched. The brain is left untouched.
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Ride of the Valkyries
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general good impression
25 December 2004 | by (France) – See all my reviews

I saw the movie yesterday on French television and I was very impressed by the performance of the main actor: Benedict Cumberbatch. I did not know him but I think he made a great job playing Hawking.and his performance has been recognized since he got a price for this part. I am absolutely not fond of physics or such things but the story of this man mattered much to me than the subject of the film in itself (the proof of the existence of a big bang). I admired the courage of this man , brilliant mind, to fight against this disease and for his ideas.I really enjoyed this movie despite its very late at night diffusion and I hope all actors are still doing well in their jobs. I rated an 8, which is a very good mark to me.


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