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ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER* JEREMY IRONS AND DEV PATEL STAR IN THE REMARKABLE TRUE STORY OF FRIENDSHIP AND GENIUS
THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY
Engrossing Drama Debuts on Blu-ray™, DVD, Digital HD and On Demand August 23, 2016
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – The true story of “a brilliant and brave man who, without a doubt, deserves the title of genius” (Devan Coggan, Entertainment Weekly), THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY arrives on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD August 23, 2016 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. The film will also be available for sale or rental from cable, satellite and telco providers through IFC Films.
Academy Award® winner Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune) and Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) star in this enthralling true story of a friendship that forever changed mathematics. In 1913, Srinivasa Ramanujan (Patel), a self-taught Indian mathematics genius, traveled to Trinity College, Cambridge, where over the course of five years, he forged a bond with his mentor, the brilliant and eccentric professor, G.H. Hardy (Irons), while fighting against prejudice to reveal his mathematic genius to the world. THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY “is not so much a film about understanding the numbers, but understanding the men who made us see their merit, and the passion that drives each of us to find the true meaning in our lives.” (Miriam Di Nunzio, Chicago Sun-Times).
THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and English, English SDH, Spanish and French subtitles. The Blu-ray includes the film in high definition.
THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16x9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital and English, French and Spanish subtitles. The DVD includes the feature film in standard definition.
About Paramount Home Media Distribution
Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), home to premier media brands that create television programs, motion pictures, consumer products, and digital content for audiences in 180 countries and territories. The PHMD division oversees PPC’s home entertainment and transactional digital distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and applicable licensing and servicing of certain DreamWorks Animation titles. PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and transactional distribution across worldwide digital distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.
THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY
Street Date: August 23, 2016 (Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD, On Demand)
Run time: 108 minutes
U.S. Rating: PG-13 for some thematic elements and smoking