GENIUS
2017, National Geographic, 120 min, USA, Dir: Ken Biller

The premiere season of National Geographic Channel’s first scripted anthology series is based on Walter Isaacson’s critically acclaimed book Einstein: His Life and Universe. Through 10 episodes, GENIUS charts how an imaginative, rebellious patent clerk, who couldn’t get a teaching job or a doctorate, unlocked the mysteries of the atom and the universe. Starring Geoffrey Rush (as the elder Albert Einstein), Johnny Flynn and Emily Watson.


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LA MIGLIORE OFFERTA
2012, IFC Films, 124 min, Italy, Dir: Giuseppe Tornatore

The latest from acclaimed director Giuseppe Tornatore (CINEMA PARADISO) stars Geoffrey Rush as the manager of an auction house who is employed by an heiress to sell an art collection - but the mysterious young woman drives their professional relationship to the edge of obsession. Winner of the Nastro d’Argento and David di Donatello awards for the Best Film of 2013. In English.


FRIDA
2002, Miramax Films, 123 min, USA, Canada, Mexico, Dir: Julie Taymor

This biopic of Mexican surrealist artist Frida Kahlo (Salma Hayek) is a beautiful work of art in itself. Channeling the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage to famed muralist Diego Rivera (Alfred Molina) into her work, Kahlo struggled for recognition but only received it after her death; today her portraits are among the most valuable ever painted in Latin America. With Geoffrey Rush as Leon Trotsky. Production designer Felipe Fernandez del Paso was nominated for an Oscar for his brilliant and memorable work on the film.


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