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A Brief History of Time

(1992)

Directed by Errol Morris
Music by Philip Glass

CAST:
Stephen Hawking, Jane Hawking, Isobel Hawking, Janet Humphrey, Mary Hawking, Basil King, Derek Powney, Norman Dix, Robert Berman, Gordon Berry, Roger Penrose, Dennis Sciama, John Wheeler, Brandon Carter, John Taylor, Kip Thorne, Don Page, Christopher Isham, Brian Whitt, Raymond LaFlamme, Kip Thomas.

NOTES:
He lives in the narrowest of worlds, confined to a wheelchair by the paralyzing ravages of ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease). But he things in the infinite: How did the universe begin? Can we remember the future? Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

From distant galaxies to alternate dimensions, internationally renowned physicist Stephen Hawking takes our minds where no minds have gone before. Jump off the edge of the world and explore the'extraordinary mysteries of the universe with this fascinating film based on Hawking's bestselling book and directed by award-winning filmmaker Errol Morris (The Thin Blue Line).

CREDITS:
A Cinplex Odeon Films Release.
An Anglia Television/Gordon Freedman Production.
In Association with NBC, Tokyo Broadcasting System and Channel Four.
An Errol Morris Film.
Based on the book by Stephen Hawking.
Original Music by Philip Glass.
Music Produced by Kurt Munkacsi.
Edited by Brad Fuller.
Production Design: Ted Bafaloukos.
Director of Photography: John Bailey, A.S.C.
Additional Photography: Stefan Czapsky.
Editor: Brad Fuller.
Art design: David Lee.
Executive Producer: Gordon Freedman.
Producer: David Hickman.
Director: Errol Morris.