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Adventures of a Mathematician Thor Klein, Lena Vurma

A personal drama about Polish immigrant and mathematician Stan Ulam, who moved to the U.S. in the 1930s. He deals with the difficult losses of family and friends all while helping to create both the hydrogen bomb and the first computer.

CREDITS

Written and Directed by Thor Klein
Produced by Lena Vurma, Joanna Szymanska, and Mary Young Leckie
Cinematography by Vladimir Panduru
Costumes by Justyna Stolarz
Music by Lesley Barber
Principal cast: Philippe Tlokinski (Stan Ulam), Esther Garrel, Sam Keeley, Joel Basman

SCIENTIFIC SUBJECTS

 Mathematics

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