January 22, 2010
Studio: Newmarket Films
Director: Jon Amiel
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for some intense thematic material)
Screenwriter: John Collee
Starring: Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelly, Jeremy Northam, Toby Jones, Benedict Cumberbatch
Official website: Creationthemovie.com
From director Jon Amiel ("The Singing Detective," "Entrapment") and writer John Collee ("Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World") comes "Creation." A psychological, heart-wrenching love story starring Paul Bettany ("A Beautiful Mind," "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World") as Charles Darwin, the film is based on "Annie's Box," a biography penned by Darwin's great-great-grandson Randal Keynes using personal letters and diaries of the Darwin family. We take a unique and inside look at Darwin, his family and his love for his deeply religious wife, played by Jennifer Connelly ("A Beautiful Mind," "Requiem for a Dream"), as, torn between faith and science, Darwin struggles to finish his legendary book "On the Origin of Species," which goes on to become the foundation for evolutionary biology.