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Flash of Genius

Flash of Genius
  • 2008
  • US
  • 119 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Marc Abraham
  • Written by: Philip Railsback
  • Cast: Greg Kinnear, Lauren Graham, Dermot Mulroney, Alan Alda
  • Website: www.flashofgenius.net

Moving account of much sinned against inventor Bob Kearns' attempts to be recognised for his most famous invention - a device that allows windscreen wipers to be time spaced. Taking its place next a slim canon of films about the evils of the Big Three US automobile manufacturers, 'Flash of Genius' is a decent investigation of corporate greed and appropriation and the genius of invention.

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Flash of Genius

19 Mar 20093 stars

DRAMA/TRUE STORY The little man returns to take on The Man in this solid and moving account of much sinned against inventor Bob Kearns’ attempts to be recognised for his most famous invention. Detroit, Michigan, 1964 and Irish American college…

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