Hawking script
Hawking (2004)
Synopsis: Stephen Hawking (Benedict Cumberbatch) contracts a degenerative disease while a doctoral student, but goes on to achieve worldwide acclaim as a physicist and author.

- So you're in good company. And you like Wagner.

- Actually...

- No, I don't. I think he's ...

- What?

Pompous. And ridiculous.

- Who do you like then?

- Rachmaninoff.

- What?

- Nothing.


- Stephen?

- I didn't say anything.

- The Beatles.

- Who?

- Nevermind.

- Jane?


- Please, please me.

- What?

Love me, do.

We should go in.

- I can't get up.

- Come on.

- I can't!

- Very funny!

I can't get up Jane!

I'll go and get help.

Hello? Jane? Hello? Can you hear me?

- What's wrong with you?

- I can't get up.

Well, give me your hand.

- Will it hurt?

- The truth? Yes.

A little bit more.

That's good. Now hold, hold still.

This might be a little bit more uncomfortable.

- How old are you Stephen?

- I'm 21.

- How old are You?

- I'm older than you.

- How much older?

- I'm 33.

Same age as Marilyn Monroe in Some like it hot.

And what do you do?

Oh no, wait let me guess. Umm, insurance salesman?

Or banking maybe?

- I'm aI'm a cosmologist.

- Oh, good for you!

Just started my PhD.

Or rather I've just started to think about

what my PhD might be.

Now this will take about five minutes.

Sometimes it helps to talk about something completely different.

To take your mind off all this.

And then your time suspended in space will pass more quickly.

- Time and space do not exist independently of each other.

- Is that so?

Or the universe.


Matter and energy in the universe warp and distort space-time.

Space-time's curved.


No. No, we don't know.

Lots of tests.

Yes he is. Goodbye.

- Who was it?

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