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.
Bettany previously - in Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) - played a naturalist who - like Darwin - travelled with ship to the Galapagos Islands in the early 19th century to make discoveries strongly indicating evolution among ... ...
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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