A beautiful mind [videorecording] / Universal Pictures, Dreamworks Pictures, Imagine Entertainment present a Brian Grazer production, a Ron Howard film ; producers, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard ; screenplay, Akiva Goldsman ; director, Ron Howard.
Other Titles: Beautiful mind (Motion picture).
Edition: [Widescreen version] ; Awards ed.
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, , c2001.
Description: 2 videodiscs (135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Nash, John F., 1928- Drama.
Mathematicians United States Drama.
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Credits: Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; art director, Robert Guerra ; editors, Mike Hill, Dan Hanley ; music composer, James Horner ; costume designer, Rita Ryack ; production designer, Wynn Thomas.
Performers: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Paul Bettany, Adam Goldberg, Judd Hirsch, Josh Lucas, Anthony Rapp, Christopher Plummer.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Notes: English or French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Based on the novel by Sylvia Nasar.
Special features: Disc 1 - feature film; deleted scenes - with optional director's commentary ; Disc 2 - A Beautiful Partnership: Ron Howard and Brain Grazer; development of the screenplay; meeting John Nash - The Nash Theory of Equilibrium; "Accepting the Nobel Prize in Economics"; "The Process of Age Progression"; storyboards to final feature comparison; creation of special effects; scoring the film; inside A Beautiful Mind; Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay; A Beautiful Mind soundtrack.
Academy Award, 2002: Best Picture (Brian Grazer, Ron Howard); Best Director (Ron Howard); Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Jennifer Connelly); Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published (Akiva Goldsman).
Summary: Dramatic biography of John Nash, a mathematical genius, who made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery. After many years of struggle, he eventually triumphed over his schizophrenia, and finally, late in life, received the Nobel Prize.