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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
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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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A Sala 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 »

Quotes

[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 Lost (2004) See more »

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Preludio en Si menor BWV 855
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (as J. S. Bach). Score by A. Siloti
Performed by Federico Jusid
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Even better than what I expected
23 July 2013 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

To be honest, I always trust Spanish thrillers, cause for me it's a different and exceptional approach to mystery, having seen other relative movies.

I believe this one is one of the best films of the genre, and really enjoyable. As a matter of fact, it doesn't include any horror, however it creates panic to the viewer, who is watching the suspicions and thinking of the prime actors. And the entire plot is so interesting and mysterious simultaneously, as it is based on mathematics. The good point is that you cant really understand what has really happened until the end literally. I think it's a very nice choice and I really recommend it!


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