Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons shine in this true story about a poor wretch from India who gets a scholarship and become a mathematical genius.
‘The Man Who Knew infinity’ outlines the life and academic career of mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan (Dev Patel) and the friendship with his mentor, Professor G. H. Hardy (Jeremy Irons).
Srinivasa Ramanujan was a brilliant mathematician, who in poverty grew up in the Indian Madras, but by his exceptional talent as a self-taught man is admitted to the University of Cambridge. There he is as an outsider, with mixed feelings, but while the First world War, his mark on his new homeland, it grows under the guidance of his professor G. H. Hardy, a pioneer in the field of mathematical theories. Many of them are today still applied.
In addition to Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons you can also see Devika Bhise, Toby Jones and Stephen Fry.
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