‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’ to Open Zurich Film Festival

LONDON — Matthew Brown’s bio-pic “The Man Who Knew Infinity” has been selected to open the 11th edition of the Zurich Film Festival.

The film stars Jeremy Irons, Dev Patel, Toby Jones, Stephen Fry, Devika Bhise, Jeremy Northam and Kevin McNally.

It tells the true story of Srinivasa Ramanujan (Patel), a self-taught mathematics genius from India, who leaves behind his young bride, Janaki (Bhise), to travel across the world to Cambridge, England, where he forges a bond with his mentor, the eccentric professor G.H. Hardy (Irons), and becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories.

Brown’s screenplay was adapted from Robert Kanigel’s novel “The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan.”

The producers are Edward R. Pressman, Jim Young, Joe Thomas, Matthew Brown, Sofia Sondervan and Jon Katz. The movie is an Edward R. Pressman/Animus Films Production.

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