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Proof (2005)

3 Ratings: 3.7
Drama movie directed by John Madden

Elegantly adapted from David Auburn's Pulitzer Prize-winning play,Proofworks on so many levels that it shines like a perfected equation. Gwyneth Paltrow previously played her role onstage, and returns here as Catherine, the troubled 27-year-old daughter … see full wiki

Director: John Madden
Genre: Drama
3 reviews about Proof (2005)
review by . November 06, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
This is a fairly tough movie to give an opinion on without spoiling the end of the movie. Gwyneth Paltrow is the daughter of a famous mathematician (Anthony Hopkins) who had some incredible breakthroughs in the field. At some point Hopkins had gone mad and Paltrow decided to devote all her time to taking care of him rather than place him in a mental facility. When the movie begins, Hopkins has recently died.     Jake Ghyndenhal (I think that is how you spell it) is a university …
review by . October 16, 2006
Beautiful and mysterious '{Proof}' takes the lives of two math geniuses, a professor at the University of Chicago, Robert (Anthony Hopkins), and his aspiring student daughter, Catherine (Gwyneth Paltrow). Both are gifted and both suffer from mental illness. Ingeniously, we see the movie from inside Catherine's fragmented consciousness. Her perception of scrambled time with memories that are elusive makes us passengers inside her struggling mind. She is his caretaker, but she assumes the independence …
review by . February 15, 2006
PROOF is one of those rare films that transfers a superb play directly to the screen without losing a bit of the power of the play, but enhancing the story with the advantages of the camera. With a tough story like this one it takes a brilliant cast and director to fine-tune the work and in this instance it all works to perfection.    The story is well known from all the PR of the theatrical screening: recounting it in a review does not add or subtract the importance of the film …
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