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PG-13| 1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
Catherine (Gwyneth Paltrow) is a 27-year-old grieving after the loss of her father (Anthony Hopkins), a genius mathematician whose mind gradually deteriorated from mental illness. With her sister, Claire (Hope Davis), urging Catherine to leave their family home, and an ambitious student (Jake Gyllenhaal) searching through her father's notes, Catherine struggles to keep her composure and her sanity in this drama adapted from the stage play by David Auburn.

Cast: Gwyneth Paltrow , Anthony Hopkins , Jake Gyllenhaal , Hope Davis , Gary Houston , Roshan Seth , Anne Wittman , Leland Burnett

Director: John Madden

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

Proof (2005)

Release Date: September 16th, 2005|1 hr. 40 min.

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  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Madden directed Paltrow in the play on the London stage, but he does his "Shakespeare in Love" goddess no favors by filling the screen with big close-ups that betray the theatrical origins of the piece and drain the movie of life and urgency. Proof hasn't been filmed at all -- it's been embalmed. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A goopy Gwyneth Paltrow movie. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Proof proves undeniably that the intimacy of a stage play can be re-created powerfully on screen. show more

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