PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Romance
Torn between faith and science, and suffering hallucinations, English naturalist Charles Darwin struggles to complete 'On the Origin of Species' and maintain his relationship with his wife.
Although actor Toby Jones was advertised as a supporting role, and is frequently shown in the trailer, he is in the movie for less than fifteen minutes in one scene.
Reverend John Innes:
Charles. Charles, my old friend, there you are. May I join you?
Charles Darwin: Yes. Yes, of course.
Reverend John Innes: Mrs. Darwin has told me about the book you're writing.
Charles Darwin: Oh, no, no, not anymore, thank goodness.
Reverend John Innes: You mean you finished it?
Charles Darwin: It's been finished for me, actually. A Mr....
The epilogue states "He was buried with full Christian honours, in Westminister Abbey." This should read "Westminster Abbey."
Dedicated to the memory of ... & all those whose lives have been devastated by chronic post-infection diseases.
£199,477 (UK) (27 September 2009)
$340,611 (USA) (23 May 2010)
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