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Einstein: Chapter One 

The story of Albert Einstein, seen through glimpses of his twilight years and flashbacks to his time as a student in Munich and Zürich in the 1890s.

Director:

Ron Howard

Writers:

Noah Pink (teleplay by), Noah Pink (story by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Geoffrey Rush ... Albert Einstein
Johnny Flynn ... Young Albert Einstein
Samantha Colley ... Mileva Maric
Richard Topol ... Fritz Haber
Michael McElhatton ... Dr. Philipp Lenard
Emily Watson ... Elsa Einstein
Robert Lindsay ... Hermann Einstein
Shannon Tarbet ... Marie Winteler
Charity Wakefield ... Betty
Alistair Petrie ... Heinrich Weber
Vincent Kartheiser ... Raymond Geist
Claire Rushbrook ... Pauline Einstein
Nicholas Rowe ... Jost Winteler
Henry Goodman ... Walther Rathenau
Helen Monks ... Maja Einstein
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Storyline

As Antisemitism reaches a fever pitch in 1920s Germany, physicist Albert Einstein finds himself forced to choose between emigrating to the United States or staying in solidarity with his fellow academics. The struggle evokes memories of his days as a student at Zürich Polytechnic and his first encounter with Mileva Maric, the woman who would become his first wife. Written by Ajaysinh Jadeja

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TV-14
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Trivia

Johnny Flynn, who plays the young Albert Einstein, was born on Albert Einstein's 104th birthday (March 14, 1983). See more »

Goofs

Einstein says "Mozart's Metronome" during a lecture to support something. The contraption was invented some twenty years after he died. See more »

Quotes

Luitpold Math Teacher: Herr Einstein, are you still too busy contemplating the secrets of the cosmos to solve this equation?
Young Albert Einstein: Oh, no sir, I've already solved it.
Luitpold Math Teacher: Leave. Now.
Young Albert Einstein: On what offence?
Luitpold Math Teacher: Your mere presence spoils the respect of the class for me.
Young Albert Einstein: That is not an objective reason.
Luitpold Math Teacher: Out!
Young Albert Einstein: Natural log of constant multiplied by x equals natural log of one plus v squared. And since v equals y over x. That gives us the final function: x squared plus y squared minus c x cubed equals zero. And speaking truthfully sir, your mere ...
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References Metropolis (1927) See more »

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3 March 2020 | by haomaaSee all my reviews

Einstein: nationalism is an infantile disease. The measles of mankind.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 April 2017 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Liberec, Czech Republic See more »

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Dolby Digital (5.1)| Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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