Me & Isaac Newton
Me & Isaac Newton (2000)

Director Michael Apted's Inspirations (1997), which explored the nature of creative talent, laid the groundwork for this film in which he investigates scientific brilliance. Apted interviews seven noted figures from divergent fields,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 3, 2000
DVD Release Date: January 22, 2002
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Widgett Walls

For the layperson, it removes the veil from the field of science and allows us to see scientists as driven, passionate, striving people we can relate to.

Maria Garcia
Film Journal International

The real problem with the film is its overall structure, which places all the scientists into a narrative mold of Apted's making.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A fine documentary exploring the use of curiosity and creativity in the lives and work of seven scientists.

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Steve Rhodes
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It is an engrossing film that leaves you hopeful and gives you insights that you never knew that you were missing.

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