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What the #$*! Do We (K)now!? (2004)

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A fictional photographer's quest to spiritually rediscover herself is interspersed with documentary footage of scientists and theologians discussing the philosophical aspects of quantum physics.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marlee Matlin ... Lead
Elaine Hendrix ... Jennifer
John Ross Bowie ... Elliot
Robert Bailey Jr. ... Reggie
Barry Newman ... Frank
Larry Brandenburg ... Bruno
Daniela Serra Daniela Serra ... Bride
James Langston Drake James Langston Drake ... Groom (as Jame Drake)
Michele Mariana Michele Mariana ... Tour Guide (as Michelle Mariana)
Armin Shimerman ... Older Man (in subway)
Robert Blanche ... Bob
Pavel Mikoloski Pavel Mikoloski ... Priest
Alex Rogers Alex Rogers ... Guy #1
Tin Tran Tin Tran ... Guy #2
Leslie Taylor ... Bridesmaid
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"WHAT THE #$*! DO WE KNOW?!" is a radical departure from convention. It demands a freedom of view and greatness of thought so far unknown, indeed, not even dreamed of since Copernicus. It's a documentary. It's a story. It's mind-blowing special effects. This film plunges you into a world where quantum uncertainty is demonstrated - where neurological processes, and perceptual shifts are engaged and lived by its protagonist - where everything is alive, and reality is changed by every thought. Written by Anonymous

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USA

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English | German | Spanish

Release Date:

22 October 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sacred Science See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,656, 8 February 2004, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$10,941,801, 10 April 2005
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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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On the steps of the church Amanda was offended enough by the young men's crass comments that she flashed her camera in their faces. But she was not in position to read their lips. See more »

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Ramtha: [narration] So how can you continue to see the world as real, if the self that is determining it to be real is intangible?
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Special Thanks ALL THOSE WITH INQUIRING MINDS See more »

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Followed by What the Bleep!?: Down the Rabbit Hole (2006) See more »

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You convinced me
4 October 2004 | by dcarmich-2See all my reviews

If you're a layman interested in quantum theory and string theory, read "The Elegant Universe" by Brian Greene of Columbia University, and "The Universe in a Nutshell" by Stephen Hawking of Cambridge.

Recipe for #$*!:

3 parts bombastic New Age pontificator, 2 parts pseudoscientist, 2 parts real scientist

Mix together until ingredients are indistinguishable from each other and spread on celluloid thin enough that there is no discernible substance.

Serving suggestion: barf bags.


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