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A Brief History of Time [Criterion Collection] [2 Discs] [Blu-ray/DVD] [1992]

  • SKU: 24165607
  • Release Date: 03/18/2014
  • Rating: G
  • 5.0 (1)
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Special Features

  • New interview with Morris
  • New interview with Bailey

Synopsis

A Brief History of Time
A Brief History of Time is based on cosmologist Stephen Hawking's 1988 bestseller of the same name. This anecdotal film concerns itself as much with Hawking's day-to-day life as it does with his unorthodox theories about the universe. Only the most close-minded viewer will be bothered by the ALS-suffering Hawking's physical appearance and his inability to move and speak without assistance (as narrator of the film, he utilizes a voice synthesizer, which he capriciously refers to as "my American accent"). Director Errol Morris inventively adopts a semi-dramatized approach to his interviews with Hawking's friends and relatives: they all appear in fabricated sets, and are lovingly photographed and lit as if they were starring in a film. Though of necessity a "talking heads" effort, A Brief History of Time is also cunningly and subtly cinematic. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking
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    John Taylor

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