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Die Vermessung der Welt (2012)

Germany in the early 19th century. "Die Vermessung der Welt" follows the two brilliant and eccentric scientists Alexander von Humboldt and Carl Friedrich Gauss on their life paths.

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Detlev Buck

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Daniel Kehlmann (novel), Detlev Buck (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Albrecht Schuch ... Alexander von Humboldt (as Albrecht Abraham Schuch)
Baldanpurev Sambuu Baldanpurev Sambuu ... Lama
Agi Ariunsaichan Dawaachu Agi Ariunsaichan Dawaachu ... Übersetzer (as Agi Dawaachu)
Karl Markovics ... Lehrer Büttner
Lennart Hänsel Lennart Hänsel ... Carl Friedrich Gauß (Kind)
Mercedes Jadea Diaz Mercedes Jadea Diaz ... Johanna (Kind)
Pascal Fiedler Pascal Fiedler ... Schuljunge I
Moritz Adler Moritz Adler ... Schuljunge II
Aaron Denkel Aaron Denkel ... Alexander von Humboldt (Kind)
Sunnyi Melles ... Mutter Humboldt
Nils Dreschke Nils Dreschke ... Hauslehrer Kunth
Paul Lux ... Wilhelm von Humboldt (Kind) (as Paul von Mikulicz)
Michael Maertens ... Herzog von Braunschweig
Billi Baumgärtner Billi Baumgärtner ... Lakai Herzog
Max Giermann ... Mann vom Militär
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Germany in the early 19th century. "Die Vermessung der Welt" follows the two brilliant and eccentric scientists Alexander von Humboldt and Carl Friedrich Gauss on their life paths.

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Country:

Germany | Austria

Language:

German

Release Date:

25 October 2012 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

A világ fölmérése See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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Budget:

€10,000,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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In Spain was only released in 10 theaters. Released in dubbed version / subtitled version (3 theaters). See more »

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Written by Martin Craft and Kristina Train
Performed by Kristina Train
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Two Different Minds, Two Different Ways
29 November 2014 | by baharukaSee all my reviews

Before I watched the movie, I read a review which said this movie fails to reflect scientists as they are, just like Big Bang Theory. I agree about Big Bang Theory (no offense, fans) but I have to disagree about this movie! It captures the minds of the two scientists well: The endless enthusiasm that makes Humboldt travel to the ends of the world, and the love of thinking and math Gauss has...The two share the problem of being different than others surrounding them, and the movie contrasts their personalities and fields, which I liked.

Two scenes affected me especially (don't worry, no major spoilers): The tooth extraction scene of Gauss and what he thinks over it, and when the two men talk about how curiosity stays...Having the mind of a scientist myself, the movie touched me!


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