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Fermat's Room (2007)
"La habitación de Fermat" (original title)

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Four mathematicians who do not know each other are invited by a mysterious host on the pretext of resolving a great enigma. The room in which they find themselves turns out to be a ... See full summary »

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Galois
Elena Ballesteros ...
Oliva
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Hilbert
Santi Millán ...
Pascal
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Fermat
Ariadna Cabrol ...
Girl
San Yélamos ...
Girl
Alicia Fernández ...
Girl
Cesc Cornet ...
Boy
Juanma Falcón ...
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Adam Nached ...
Boy
Josep Minguell ...
Doctor
Helena Carrión ...
Librarian
Maria Piedrahita ...
Fermat's Daughter
Víctor Benjumea ...
Gas Station Attendant
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Four mathematicians who do not know each other are invited by a mysterious host on the pretext of resolving a great enigma. The room in which they find themselves turns out to be a shrinking room that will crush them if they do not discover in time what connects them all and why someone might wish to murder them. Written by Luis Piedrahita & Rodrigo Sopeña

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Piensa o muere (Think or die) See more »

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La habitación de Fermat  »

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The red wallpaper pattern and the interface of the PDA resemble the layout of the room when seen from overhead, the same as the diagram drawn on the blackboard to figure out how to put the shelves together. See more »

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In the movie it is said that Évariste Galois died at 22. In fact, Évariste Galois died when he was only 20 years old. See more »

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[first lines]
Galois: Do you know what prime numbers are? Because if you don't, you should just leave now.
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During the end credits, all accents are added later than the text appears. The character Hilbert is seen doing that continuously during the movie. See more »

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References Labyrinth (1986) See more »

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La Copa de Europa
Composed by J
Performed by Los Planetas
1998 BMG Music Spain, S.A.
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If These Walls Could Stalk...
30 November 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Fermat's Room is a welcome Spanish thriller that takes the tried and true Saw/Cube formula and adds some actual intrigue and a little bit of wit to the proceedings. With a slow and steady build to an ending that ties everything up in a rather satisfying way, you'll be asking yourself "why can't most thrillers make this much sense?" Fermat's Room is not original but it puts an interesting and well-written spin on tired plot points and movie gimmicks. Directors Luis Piedrahita and Rodrigo Sopena have a good sense of space and depth when it comes to shooting in the room itself and the tension and pacing will have you staring at the screen with anticipation. Do yourself a favor and check out Fermat's Room; it just might cleanse your palette of all the junk films floating out there lately.


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