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'''''A Beautiful Mind''''' (2001) is an Academy Award-winning [[movie]] based on the life of mathematician [[John Nash]]. The film accurately portrays Nash's struggle with [[schizophrenia]], but leaves out other details of Nash's life, such as his homosexual tendencies, extramarital affairs, and his divorce and subsequent reunion with his wife.<ref>http://www.slate.com/id/2060110/</ref>  [[Russell Crowe]] played the lead role.  
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'''''A Beautiful Mind''''' (2001) is an Academy Award-winning [[movie]] based on the life of mathematician [[John Nash]]. The film accurately portrays Nash's struggle with [[schizophrenia]], but leaves out other details of Nash's life, such as his homosexual tendencies, extramarital affairs, and his divorce and subsequent reunion with his wife.<ref>http://www.slate.com/id/2060110/</ref> The film also changed the nature of Nash's [[delusions]].  In the novel, Nash's hallucinations were only auditory, while the film made them visual as well. Also, in the movie he believed he was working for the government.  In the novel, he actually did work for the government, while his delusions were that he was being manipulated by extraterrestrials. [[Russell Crowe]] played the lead role.  
  
 
'''''A Beautiful Mind''''' is also the title of Sylvia Nasar's biography of John Nash.
 
'''''A Beautiful Mind''''' is also the title of Sylvia Nasar's biography of John Nash.

Revision as of 05:53, 26 October 2013

A Beautiful Mind
Author: John Forbes Nash, Jr.
Country: United States
Language: English
Subject: Biography
ISBN: QA29.N25 N37 1998



A Beautiful Mind (2001) is an Academy Award-winning movie based on the life of mathematician John Nash. The film accurately portrays Nash's struggle with schizophrenia, but leaves out other details of Nash's life, such as his homosexual tendencies, extramarital affairs, and his divorce and subsequent reunion with his wife.[1] The film also changed the nature of Nash's delusions. In the novel, Nash's hallucinations were only auditory, while the film made them visual as well. Also, in the movie he believed he was working for the government. In the novel, he actually did work for the government, while his delusions were that he was being manipulated by extraterrestrials. Russell Crowe played the lead role.

A Beautiful Mind is also the title of Sylvia Nasar's biography of John Nash.

References

  1. http://www.slate.com/id/2060110/

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