A Beautiful Mind is a 2001 American biographical drama film based on the life of John Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics. The film was directed by Ron Howard, from a screenplay written by Akiva Goldsman. Inspired by a bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-nominated 1998 book of the same name by Sylvia Nasar, the film stars Russell Crowe, along with Ed Harris, and Jennifer Connelly.
The story begins in Nash’s days as a graduate student at Princeton University. Early in the film, Nash begins to develop paranoid schizophrenia and endures delusional episodes while painfully watching the loss and burden his condition brings on wife Alicia and friends.
The film is being shown as part of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3rd).
In English, with English subtitles, 135 mins.