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New Meetup: CREATION - Darwin's Personal Story

From: Ronnie
Sent on: Tuesday, February 23, 2010 10:35 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for Chicago Science Field Trips Club!

What: CREATION - Darwin's Personal Story

When: Thursday, February 25,[masked]:15 PM (THIS IS THE LAST SHOWING IN THE CHICAGO AREA)

Landmark's Renaissance Place Cinema
1850 Second Street
Highland Park, IL 60035

Based on Annie's Box, a biography penned by Charles Darwin's great-great-grandson Randal Keynes, using personal letters and diaries of the Darwin family-- Creation takes a unique and inside look at Darwin, his family and his love for his deeply religious wife, Torn between faith and science, Darwin struggles to finish his legendary book On the Origin of Species, which goes on to become the foundation for evolutionary biology

Starring Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly as Charles and Emma Darwin Friday, February 19 ? Thursday, February 25

CREATION is the story of Charles Darwin, his heart-wrenching love for his deeply religious wife, and his passion for science.

Once thought too controversial for American audiences, CREATION is being released in select cities for a limited time.
Don't miss your chance to see it close to home!

Creation is the powerful and true-life tale of Charles Darwin and the most explosive idea in history. A world-renowned scientist, and a dedicated family man struggling to accept his daughter?s death, Darwin (Paul Bettany) is torn between his love for his deeply religious wife (Jennifer Connelly) and his own growing belief in a world where God has no place. He finds himself caught in a battle between faith and reason, love and truth. This is the extraordinary story of Charles Darwin and how his masterwork The Origin of Species came to light. It tells of a global revolution played out in the confines of a small English village; a passionate marriage torn apart by the most provocative idea in history?evolution; and a theory saved from extinction by the logic of a child. John Collee wrote the screen adaptation, based on the book Annie's Box by Randal Keynes, the great, great-grandson of Charles Darwin. Described by director Jon Amiel as part ghost story, part psychological thriller, part heart-wrenching love story, the film promises a Charles Darwin as you've never seen him before.

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