List Film

The Man Who Knew Infinity

The Man Who Knew Infinity
  • 2015
  • UK
  • 108 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Matt Brown
  • Cast: Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons, Toby Jones
  • UK release: 8 April 2016

Drama based on the true story of groundbreaking Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan: a poor Indian boy who attended Cambridge University and became a pioneer. This is a worthwhile celebration of the precision and purity of Ramanujan's achievements in number theory, and conveys why his legacy remains so important almost a century after his death.

Read review or watch trailer

Performance times

Reviews & features

The Man Who Knew Infinity

4 Apr 20163 stars

Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons star in a middlebrow yet worthwhile biopic

Elegantly crafted and unashamedly middlebrow, The Man Who Knew Infinity carries a slight whiff of mothballs as it dramatises the life of groundbreaking Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan in a manner that combines a traditional period drama…

The Man Who Knew Infinity Official Trailer

Tell us more about this listing.