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David O. Russell
Robert De Niro
The Theory of Everything is the story of the most brilliant and celebrated physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, and Jane Wilde the arts student he fell in love with whilst studying at Cambridge in the 1960s. Little was expected from Stephen Hawking, a bright but shiftless student of cosmology, given just two years to live following the diagnosis of a fatal illness at 21 years of age. He became galvanized, however, by the love of fellow Cambridge student, Jane Wilde, and he went on to be called the successor to Einstein, as well as a husband and father to their three children. Over the course of their marriage as Stephen's body collapsed and his academic renown soared, fault lines were exposed that tested the lineaments of their relationship and dramatically altered the course of both of their lives.Written by
The quote, "Daisy, Daisy. Give me your answer, do," that Hawking uses while experimenting with his new speech-generating device, comes from the lyrics of the well-known song "Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)," written by Harry Dacre in 1892. This is the song that was used for the earliest known demonstration of computer speech synthesis in 1961, when it was "sung" by an IBM 704 computer. As a tribute to that event, "Daisy Bell" was also sung by the fictional HAL 9000 computer in a memorable scene in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), coincidentally also at a point where HAL's performance is slowly deteriorating (like Hawking's). See more »
During the May ball, the constellations Sagittarius and Scorpius can be seen in the night sky. From the latitude of Cambridge, England, it is however impossible to see these constellations at this height above the horizon. See more »
One might think that this movie would be about esoteric theories that are beyond the capacity for most people.
You would be so wrong!
This was probably the best love story I have ever seen. I was on the edge of my seat watching Jane Hawking (Felicity Jones) as she did more and more amazing acts of love for Stephan Hawking (Eddie Redmayne). I cannot imagine anyone that fits the definition of love more than she did.
Redmayne was brilliant as Hawking.
Anthony McCarten took Jane Hawing's book and wrote a screenplay that was a thrill to watch.
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