The Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library will be having a movie day on March 25. The library is offering free admission and popcorn.
“The Theory of Everything” is the movie being shown. A story about the famously known physicist Stephen Hawking.
The movie is based on a memoir written by Hawking’s wife, Jane, titled, “Traveling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen.”
With a budget of 15 million dollars, the movie ended up making almost eight times as much as it cost to produce. The final price made in the box office was 114.6 million dollars.
The movie stars Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking and Felicity Jones as Stephen Hawking’s wife, Jane. The film also has Charlie Cox, Emily Watson, Simon McBurney, Christian McKay and David Thewlis, who all have important supporting parts.
“The Theory of Everything” has a runtime of 123 minutes.
The film was nominated four times for a Golden Globe award but only won two. The film won a Golden Globe for Best Actor and Best Original Score.
21st Screen Actors Guild Awards nominated the movie three times, and it ended up winning the award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role.
Also, the movie was nominated 10 times in the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA), and won awards for Outstanding British Film, Best Leading Actor and Best Adapted Screenplay.
Redmayne went on to win many awards for his role as Stephen and also starred in “The Pillars of the Earth” and on BBC’s “Birdsong.” More recently, Redmayne had a role in the 2015 movie “Jupiter Ascending,” alongside actress Mila Kunis.
Jones has been on many different shows and in many different movies, such as “The Treasure Seekers” (1996) and “Like Crazy” (2011).
The screenwriter, Anthony McCarten, has been interested in Hawking since 1988 when he read Hawking’s book, “A Brief History of Time.” Then, when McCarten read Jane Hawking’s memoir, “Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen,” in 2004, he began to create a screenplay that followed the book.