The Theory of Everything

Dir: James Marsh
Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Tom Prior
123mins   2014   UK   12A   English   

Part of Lewes U3A science season

The extraordinary story of one of the world's greatest minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of - time.

A compassionate and inspiring look at an extraordinary life, anchored by two of the best performances of the year  Helen O'Hara, Empire