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Darren Aronofsky’s magisterial monochrome mystery concerns a mathematician whose discovery of a powerful number leads to the dark side.
Science Fiction 1997 84 mins
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Maximillian Cohen (Sean Gullette) is a secluded New York mathematician who is fixated with the beauty of numbers. He’s so obsessed that he has built a supercomputer he calls Euclid. When the computer displays a strange, 216-digit number, Max believes it useless until it accurately predicts a major factor of stock market activity. Max hastily searches for the number while the computer becomes known to a Wall Street firm and an arcane Hasidic group, in this dark psychological thriller.
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