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Rites of Love and Math (2010)

Is there a mathematical formula for love without death? The film 'Rites of Love and Math' is a sprawling allegory about Truth and Beauty, Love and Death, Mathematics and Tattoo, set on the ... See full summary »
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Is there a mathematical formula for love without death? The film 'Rites of Love and Math' is a sprawling allegory about Truth and Beauty, Love and Death, Mathematics and Tattoo, set on the stage of Japanese Noh theater. About the directors: Edward Frenkel is Professor of Mathematics at University of California at Berkeley and one of the leading mathematical physicists in the world. Reine Graves is a talented French filmmaker who has directed a number of original and controversial films that have won prestigious awards. Having met in Paris, Frenkel and Graves decided to create a film showing the beauty of mathematics. But how to do this without getting bogged down in technical details of the subject that could scare away non-specialists? Looking for the right metaphor, they came across the idea of making the tattoo of a mathematical formula. What better way to show the beauty of the formula than by letting it merge - literally - with beautiful female body! They found the aesthetic ... Written by Jacques Henric, Art Press

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