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Hawking (2013)

Hawking is the extraordinary story of the planet's most famous living scientist, told for the first time in his own words and by those closest to him. Made with unique access to Hawking's ... See full summary »

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... Himself
Arthur Pelling ... Stephen Hawking (child)
Finlay Macrae ... Stephen Hawking (teenager)
Nathan Chapple ... Stephen Hawking (young adult)
Martin John King ... Stephen Hawking (adult) (as Martin King)
Joe Lovell ... Stephen Hawking (adult)
Tina Lovell ... Jane Hawking
Tanya O'Regan ... Jane Hawking
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Himself - Astronaut, Apollo XI & Gemini XII (as Dr Buzz Aldrin)
Gordon Berry ... Himself - Oxford University Friend
... Himself - Virgin Group Founder, Virgin Galactic (as Sir Richard Branson)
Bernard J. Carr ... Himself - Stephen's PhD Student 1972-1975 (as Professor Bernard Carr)
... Himself - Actor & Comedian
Judith Croasdell ... Herself - Stephen's Personal Assistant
... Himself - Actor
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Hawking is the extraordinary story of the planet's most famous living scientist, told for the first time in his own words and by those closest to him. Made with unique access to Hawking's private life, this is an intimate and moving journey into Stephen's world, both past and present. An inspirational portrait of an iconic figure, Hawking relates his incredible personal journey from boyhood under-achiever, to PhD genius, to being diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease and given just two years to live. Despite the constant threat of death, Hawking manages to make many remarkable scientific discoveries and rises to fame and super-stardom. Hawking - a remarkable man, and a remarkable movie. Written by DSP

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Lesser Version of A Brief History of Time
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Basically just a modern, lesser remake of A Brief History of Time. Not as artistically enriching or hypnotizing, though perhaps more accessible, and still respectably covers the incredible life of an incredible man.


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