Analysis Of The Movie ' A Beautiful Mind ' Essay

1043 Words Sep 10th, 2016 5 Pages
A Beautiful Mind is a film that is based on a true story and was released in 2001, starring Russel Crowe as John Nash. The film begins as Nash is beginning a graduate program in mathematics at Princeton University in 1947. From the beginning of the film it is clear that Nash does not easily get along with his classmates or anybody else for that matter. However, it is clear to everyone at Princeton that Nash has exceptional mathematical gifts, and does gain their respect. Nash is also introduced to his roommate, Charles who is an english major, and is very eccentric, and quickly breaks through Nash’s hard exterior. Charles also introduces Nash to his niece Marcee. While teaching undergraduate classes, Nash meets his future wife and they have a baby together. At Princeton, Nash quickly comes up with an original idea in governing dynamics and gets a position at MIT. At MIT, Nash quickly proves his mathematical genius in code breaking. Nash’s genius is quickly noticed by the Pentagon and Nash is introduced to a government official named Parcher. Parcher is the head of a top secret branch that is involved with breaking codes in order to prevent the Soviets from creating a nuclear weapon. Nash breaks codes in newspapers and magazines and drops his findings off at a secret location that he access with an implanted microchip in his forearm. Nash soon realizes that there are government officials following him, after he and Parcher get into a gun fight with unknown agents. Nash…

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