• 2009
  • UK
  • 1h 45min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Jon Amiel
  • Written by: John Collee
  • Cast: Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelly, Jeremy Northam, Toby Jones, Benedict Cumberbatch
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Amiel's Creation offers a worthy, thought-provoking insight into the story behind Darwin's earth-shattering publication of his theory of evolution and boasts a terrific central performance from Bettany. Unfortunately this rather strait-laced film doesn't take as many risks as it should in its effort to avoid re-igniting too many age-old debates.

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