The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything

Blu-ray Disc - 2015 | EnglishSpanishFrench subtitled version
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Renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of; time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2015]
Edition: EnglishSpanishFrench subtitled version
Copyright Date: ©2015
Branch Call Number: BluRay Fiction THEORY
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
4 3/4 in
digital,optical,surround,5.1 DTS-HD MA
digital,optical,stereo,2.0 Dolby digital
video file,Blu-ray,1080p high definition

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JCLPiepieB Apr 01, 2020

A beautiful, beautiful science and love story. It is very easy to see why the talented Eddie Redmayne won an Academy Award for Best Actor in 2014 for his incredible portrayal of Stephen Hawking. This film also features a myriad of British talent, including Felicity Jones, David Thewlis, Simon McBurney, Emily Watson, and Harry Lloyd. Redmayne and Jones (who played Stephen's wife, Jane) are magical together. Additionally, the soundtrack is gorgeous and delightful. Highly recommend this inspiring film.

ArapahoeSarah Nov 14, 2019

An incredible film that had me captivated the entire time. This film had excellent performances and made me ponder some really deep, thought-provoking questions regarding one's life and purpose.

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MetroMermaid
Sep 11, 2019

An excellent movie depicting an excellent life! The acting was phenomenal; the cinematography was entrancing. This was one of those movies that's so good, I didn't want to even see another movie for a while, knowing that most movies couldn't even compare to how fine this one was.

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kmobuckeye
Feb 18, 2019

Enjoyed this film adaptation of the book.

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lakeland53
Feb 04, 2019

Wow, what a great performance by Eddie Redmayne as Steven Hawking. He transforms throughout the film as his M.S. takes over his whole body. Great story about his early life at Cambridge University, and meeting his wife and the family they had together. I haven't looked it up, but according to this story, the kids played a role in helping their dad throughout his life. Very good portrayal of the relationship of him & the wife played by Felicity Jones.
Beginning of the film shows how Hawking was at the beginning of his career. Very good film, and what an amazing man was Hawking.

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cosmickate
Dec 30, 2018

I think I saw this. I recall the story.

A powerful movie about a man's quest to strive in spite of a life threatening disease, and the trials his family goes through. To Mr. Stephen Hawking, thank you for everything you've done.

esgouliaras Mar 14, 2018

A lovely and inspiring true-life story about Stephen Hawking.

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amoby
Feb 08, 2018

This is why they should wait till a person dies before making a movie about their life.

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reginator_22
Jan 23, 2018

Very interesting story on Dr. Hawking's life.

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reginator_22
Jan 23, 2018

Stephen Hawking: There should be no boundaries to human endeavor. We are all different. However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. While there's life, there is hope.

britprincess1ajax May 09, 2016

"I know what you think, that I don't look like a terribly strong person, but I love him and he loves me. We're going to fight this illness together."

britprincess1ajax May 09, 2016

"Your thoughts won't change; it's just no one will know what they are."

britprincess1ajax May 09, 2016

"I study the marriage of space and time."
"The perfect couple."

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GiselleJalabi
May 27, 2015

''There should be no boundary to human endeavor. However bad life may seem while ther is life there is hope.''

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jimg2000
Apr 17, 2015

Q: How do you deal with all the attention?
Hawking: I was stopped recently by a tourist in Cambridge, who asked if I was the real Stephen Hawking. I replied I was not and said the real one was much better looking.

Elaine recited Hawking's writing: "Who are we?"
"Why are we here?"
"If we ever learn this,"
"it will be the ultimate
triumph of human reason,"
"for then we would know
the mind of God."

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jimg2000
Apr 17, 2015

Q: You have said you do not believe in God. Do you have a philosophy of life that helps you?
Hawking: It is clear that we are just an advanced breed of primates on a minor planet orbiting around a very average star in the outer suburb of one among 100 billion galaxies. But, ever since the dawn of civilization, people have craved for an understanding of the underlying order of the world. There ought to be something very special about the boundary conditions of the universe. And what can be more special than that there is no boundary... There should be no boundaries to human endeavor. We are all different. However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. While there's life, there is hope.

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Apr 08, 2015

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