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PG-13| 1 hr. 48 min.

Plot Summary
Devastated by the death of his beloved daughter, Annie, Charles Darwin (Paul Bettany) sinks into a deep depression, and cannot bring himself to finish his book about evolution. Though Annie's death has broken Darwin's faith in God, it has galvanized that of his wife, Emma (Jennifer Connelly). Darwin's associates urge him to finish his revolutionary work, while Emma strongly objects, leaving Darwin with an agonizing choice.

Cast: Paul Bettany , Jennifer Connelly , Jeremy Northam , Toby Jones , Benedict Cumberbatch , Martha West , Jim Carter , Teresa Churcher

Director: Jon Amiel

Genres: Biography, Drama

Distributor: Newmark Films Inc.

Creation (2009)

Release Date: January 22nd, 2010|1 hr. 48 min.

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fan reviews ( 6 )
  • This one means well, a kiss-of-death review if there ever was one. show more

  • It helps that most of Creation is about the relationships - Darwin's with his wife and with his daughter. Even if we resist it, even if we don't want to be dragged in, the story of Annie becomes quite moving, almost unbearable. show more

  • Creation is a superbly creative exercise for its star, Paul Bettany, who plays Charles Darwin. But it's a subdued and meandering portrait of the conflicts underlying the development of the theory of evolution. show more

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  • March 04, 2012 rocnrlr
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    I was mesmerized!!! Beautifully done!

  • February 20, 2010 Bethh333
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    Snow bunny. Have you ever heard the expression, "sign of the times." Virtually all white men of his day, including scientists, and CLERGY, did not under stand the concepts of Cultural Anthropology. Thankfully, his scientific endeavors forged a path to see the dawn of a new science called, "cultural anthropology. I see Darwin and one of the founding fathers of such enlightenment. Too bad you have such a critical view. Maybe you can consider how he saw the humanity in the orangutan, as proof that you were wrong. Bethh333

  • February 15, 2010 isnowbunnyi13
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    My question is Why would anyone want to watch a movie about a man who was openly RACIST? Did you read what Darwin himself said in his writing "The Descent of Man"? "At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries, the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate, and replace the savage races throughout the world." Given our country's history with racism, why would we promote a movie that praises such a m

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