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Rites of Love and Math (2010)

Is there a mathematical formula of 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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Cast

Credited cast:
Edward Frenkel ... Mathematician
Kayshonne Insixieng May Kayshonne Insixieng May ... Mariko
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Is there a mathematical formula of 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 mathematicians 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 to the idea of mathematical formula expressed as a tattoo. Then the formula, which is a product of the mind, becomes one with the body. They found the aesthetic language for expressing this allegory in the enigmatic film... Written by Jacques Henric, Art Press

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Is there a mathematical formula of love without death?

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Short | Drama

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USA | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 2010 (USA) See more »

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Sycomore Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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Song of Rites of Love and Math
Written by Raphaël Fernandez
Performed by Raphaël Fernandez, Serge Noël & Maxim Fernandez
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