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A Beautiful Mind (2001)

Directed by Ron Howard. Cast: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Paul Bettany, Adam Goldberg, Judd Hirsch, Josh Lucas, Anthony Rapp, Christopher Plummer. Based on true events this is the 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. After many years of struggle, he eventually triumphed over his schizophrenia, and finally, late in life, received the Nobel Prize. 135 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database Awards Academy Award - Best Picture; Best Director Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards - Best Picture; Best Director Golden Globe Awards - Best Picture, Drama Directors Guild of America, USA - Outstanding Directorial Achievement. Online Access through LFLFC