February Fourier Talks 2017

Robert Kanigel





More than a quarter century after I began work on the book that became The Man Who Knew Infinity, I tell of the mathematical genius Ramanujan's ever-increasing presence in the cultural life of America and the rest of the world. Film, theater, literature and even dance have felt the spell of his story. My account culminates in the making of the film based on my book, starring Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons, that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2015, and opened in theaters in the United States, Europe, and Australia the following year.

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