2019 | Netherlands | Documentary,Feature

The World of Thinking

  • English 57 mins
  • Director | Misha Wessel, Thomas Blom
  • Writer | Misha Wessel, Thomas Blom
  • Producer | Misha Wessel, Thomas Blom

Five of the most brilliant scientists of our time, gathered at the famous Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, take us on their search for a groundbreaking discovery. They face an enormous challenge. Because how do you go beyond the existing frontiers of human knowledge? By becoming part of their world, we experience that a scientific breakthrough is not merely a light bulb-moment. It is a demanding process with emotional setbacks, anxiety and insecurities. But it is also driven by boundless ambition, truthfulness and unimaginable perseverance. 

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