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russell crowe has done it again...,
This review is from: A Beautiful Mind [VHS]  (VHS Tape)
He was excellent as Maximus in Gladiator, but when he returns here he proves he is no one-hit wonder.
In this film, Crowe plays the character of John Nash, a real-life mathematician who also battled with schizophrenia. What gives the film an almost epic feel is that it begins with Nash entering college for the first time, and takes us all the way throughout his life at different stages. It draws you in, and adds a certain depth to the film.
What also works is the strong acting on display. Firstly, Russell Crowe is maginificent as John Nash, playing the part of the troubled genius with conviction and style, and the rest of the cast don't disappoint.
In short, one of the better films of the year.