A Brilliant Young Mind

Synopsis: In a world difficult to comprehend, Nathan struggles to connect with those around him - most of all his loving mother - but finds comfort in numbers. When Nathan is taken under the wing of unconventional and anarchic teacher, Mr. Humphreys, the pair forge an unusual friendship and Nathan's talents win him a place on the UK team at the International Mathematics Olympiad. From suburban England to bustling Taipei and back again, Nathan builds complex relationships as he is confronted by the irrational nature of love.
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director(s): Morgan Matthews
Production: Samuel Goldwyn Films
  4 wins & 8 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.2
Metacritic:
65
Rotten Tomatoes:
86%
PG-13
Year:
2014
111 min
Website
816 Views


Nathan some special advanced tuition.

Can't we?

Okay, yeah.

Why don't you walk properly?

That's very direct of you.

I've got multiple sclerosis.

What about you?

Why are you weird?

I've got special powers.

Can you fly?

Can you turn things to ice?

Are you really good at maths?

Yeah. Fair play.

Well, listen, I should tell you,

I'm not a very good teacher.

I barely encourage

myself to get out of bed,

let alone inspire some

kid with special powers

who wants to spend all his

spare time doing maths.

So as long as we're clear.

What's that for?

It's to give it a shake.

It's my hand, isn't it?

- It's what men do when they agree.

- I don't like doing that.

Yeah, well, we all have to do

things we don't like doing,

but we fucking do them,

don't we? So give it here.

What does "fucking" mean?

All in good time, son.

Right then.

We'll start with some

probability, shall we?

Like what's the probability of me

remembering any of this shit.

I can't hear you.

I said, let's do tree

diagrams, shall we?

Mr. Humphreys?

Yes, Mr. Ellis.

What was the Olympiad like?

Mind your own business, nosy.

Boom.

Do you know what this means?

Go on, Sir Nod-A-Lot, tell

me, what does it mean?

A toss.

Toss?

How dare you?

Yeah, the coin toss. Well done.

"The International

Mathematical Olympiad"

"is the most prestigious mathematical

competition for high school students.".

Round of applause

for United Kingdom!

"It represents a great opportunity

to see how they measure up"

"against students from

the rest of the world."

"China hold the record for 11 IMOs in

which they have secured gold medals"

"for all six members

of their team."

Number theory.

"The hardest problem ever at the

IMO was question five in 1996."

'Let A, B, C, D, E, F

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