Proof

Proof

Director: John Madden Cast: Gwyneth Paltrow, Jake Gyllenhaal, Hope Davis

DVD (Color / Wide Screen)

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Overview

A woman struggles to come to terms with the potentially dangerous legacy of her late father in this drama based on the award-winning stage play by David Auburn. Catherine (Gwyneth Paltrow) is a woman in her late twenties who is strongly devoted to her father, Robert (Anthony Hopkins), a brilliant and well-known mathematician. While Robert's skill in the world of numbers still appears to be strong, his grip on reality begins to slip away, and as Robert descends into madness, Catherine begins to wonder if she may have inherited her father's mental illness along with his mathematical genius. After Robert's passing, Catherine is confronted by Hal (Jake Gyllenhaal), a gifted but zealous student of Robert's who wants to look through the late man's notes in hopes of finding his last great work. While Catherine is hesitant to look too deeply into her father's work for fear of what it might suggest about her own future, she allows Hal to do so, and when one notebook reveals a mathematical proof of potentially historic proportions, it sets off shock waves in more ways than one. Proof also stars Hope Davis as Catherine's well-meaning but shallow sister, who doubts Catherine's ability to take care of herself. Paltrow had previously played Catherine to stellar reviews during the original play's run in London's West End.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/16/2015
UPC: 0031398221319
Original Release: 2005
Rating: PG-13
Source: Lions Gate
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen, Color]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 1:39:00
Sales rank: 33,662

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Gwyneth Paltrow Catherine
Jake Gyllenhaal Hal
Hope Davis Claire
Anthony Hopkins Robert
Roshan Seth Prof. Bhandari
Gary Houston Prof. Jay Barrow

Technical Credits
John Madden Director
David Auburn Screenwriter
Mick Audsley Editor
Kerry Barden Casting
Mark Cooper Co-producer
Julie Goldstein Executive Producer
Michelle Guish Casting
John Hart Producer
Billy Hopkins Casting
Robert Kessel Producer
Alwin Küchler Cinematographer
Peter Lindsay Sound/Sound Designer
Rebecca Miller Screenwriter
Alice Normington Production Designer
Alison Owen Producer
Deborah Saban Asst. Director
Jeff Sharp Producer
Keith Slote Art Director
Suzanne Smith Casting
James D. Stern Executive Producer
Jill Taylor Costumes/Costume Designer
Stephen Warbeck Score Composer
Bob Weinstein Executive Producer
Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Proof
1. Happy Birthday [7:18]
2. Hal [9:02]
3. Claire Arrives [8:45]
4. Funeral [4:09]
5. After Party [5:50]
6. Out Of Practice [4:06]
7. Selling The House [9:52]
8. Last Chance [3:12]
9. The Machinery [8:34]
10. Handwriting [5:47]
11. Lost Days [4:58]
12. Spark Of Genius [10:40]
13. Siblings [1:37]
14. Infinite Cold [5:41]
15. Make It Better [10:39]

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Proof 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
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Jake Gyllenhaal is nothing short of fantastic in this movie along with the rest of the cast.
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