The Man Who Knew Infinity


The Man Who Knew Infinity
  • 29 April 2016

  • Biography / Drama

  • UK

  • 108 min

  • 7.3

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Jeremy Irons

G.H. Hardy

Dev Patel

S. Ramanujan

Malcolm Sinclair

Professor Cartwright

Dhritiman Chatterjee

Narayana Iyer


In the 1910s, Srinivasa Ramanujan is a man of boundless intelligence that even the abject poverty of his home in Madras, India cannot crush. Eventually, his stellar intelligence in mathematics and his boundless confidence in both attract the attention of the noted British mathematics professor, G.H. Hardy, who invites him to further develop his computations at Trinity College at Cambridge. Forced to leave his young wife, Janaki, behind, Ramanujan finds himself in a land ... more

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Excellent Biographical Drama06 October 2016

Throughly enjoyed this movie. It's a very engaging story of a mathematical genius, with great performances from Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons.

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Absolutely loved this movie!20 September 2016

Great directing and fine acting paired with this true story blend to make a wonderfully entertaining view.





Great movie05 September 2016

Highly recommended. Now I want to watch more of Dev Patel's movies. He is a very good actor.

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Totally amazing film04 September 2016

Such a compelling story and well done. I hope all my movieberry friends will see this one.





Good04 September 2016

Theres a lot that could be said about this true story of a great man.. but best you watch it for yourself. For the mature audience .





There's little evidence of Ramanujan’s revolutionary ideas on display. The result is a lot like making a film about Miles Davis where he doesn’t pick up a trumpet.29 August 2016

Well intentioned and played, this shows flashes of what could have been, but is ultimately let down by its timidity towards the maths, and fails to make the case for its own hero’s greatness.

Stephen Hawking and Alan Turing may be academic icons, but it’s fair to say that Srinivasa Ramanujan... more

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