The Resource A brilliant madness, a Yellow Jersey Films production for American Experience ; WGBH, Boston ; produced by Randall MacLowry ; directed by Mark Samels ; written by Mark Samels & Randall MacLowry, (videorecording)

A brilliant madness, a Yellow Jersey Films production for American Experience ; WGBH, Boston ; produced by Randall MacLowry ; directed by Mark Samels ; written by Mark Samels & Randall MacLowry, (videorecording)

Label
A brilliant madness
Title
A brilliant madness
Statement of responsibility
a Yellow Jersey Films production for American Experience ; WGBH, Boston ; produced by Randall MacLowry ; directed by Mark Samels ; written by Mark Samels & Randall MacLowry
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Called 'the most remarkable mathematician of the second half of the century, ' Nash suffered a devastating breakdown at the age of thirty. He suddenly claimed that aliens were sending him messages, became obsessed with secret numbers and saw conspiracies all around him. Diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, Nash spent a decade in and out of mental hospitals, surviving with the support of his wife and former colleagues. During that time, a mathematical proof he'd written at the age of twenty became a foundation of modern economics. Sometime in the 1980s, he gradually began to recover. In 1994, Nash capped his remarkable return from madness by winning the Nobel Prize"--Container
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Cataloging source
CO2
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, of photography, Peter Donahue ; editor, Karen Schmeer ; music, Tom Phillips
Dewey number
510/.92
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narrator, Liev Schreiber
Runtime
60
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
A brilliant madness, a Yellow Jersey Films production for American Experience ; WGBH, Boston ; produced by Randall MacLowry ; directed by Mark Samels ; written by Mark Samels & Randall MacLowry, (videorecording)
Label
A brilliant madness, a Yellow Jersey Films production for American Experience ; WGBH, Boston ; produced by Randall MacLowry ; directed by Mark Samels ; written by Mark Samels & Randall MacLowry, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/nash/index.html
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as part of the television series The American experience
  • Bonus features: commentary; anamorphic/widescreen; 5.1 surround sound; interview with John Nash; more information on schizophrenia
  • Sylvia Nasar, author of "A Beautiful Mind", was creative consultant for this documentary
  • Bonus features: commentary; anamorphic/widescreen; 5.1 surround sound; interview with John Nash; more information on schizophrenia
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Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm50059705
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Extent
1 videodisc (60 min.)
Isbn
9780780639119
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794054871128
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
B8711
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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