The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything


Stephen Hawking lent the filmmakers his Companion of Honour medal and his signed thesis to use as genuine props in the film.


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Movies have the magical power of suspending our real-life problems for at least the duration of the film. Not only that, but movies can also take us to distant worlds, full of fantastic characters and scenarios.

In an e-mail to director James Marsh about the portrayal by Eddie Redmayne, Stephen Hawking said there were certain points when he thought he was watching himself. In addition to his copyrighted voice, Stephen Hawking also lent the filmmakers his Companion of Honour medal and his signed thesis to use as genuine props in the film.


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