Joan Nash was the most brilliant mind of his generation He saw the World… In a way no one Could ever imagine. That extraordinary gift That set him apart…. . Would push his mind Beyond its limit. A Beautiful Mind 1. Character 2. Summary 3. Comparison A Beautiful Mind & I Am Sam 4. Conclusion The Main Character • Russell Crowe A Mathematical genius made an astonishing discovery early in life and stood on the brink of international acclaim. However , he fought back. He had always been driven by his quest for one truly original idea and never lost sight of that dream. After many years struggle, he triumphed over tragedy and literally changed the world. → John F. Nash The Main Character • Jennifer Connelly Nash’s wife. She is a beautiful and smart woman. Nash is her professor in college, and she falls love with him. She plays an important role in Nash’s life because after knowing that Nash has some problem with his mind, she never give up helping him to lead a normal life as before. She takes care of her husband and her son by herself , and she also bears all the pains herself. She is a great woman. → Alicia Larde The Main Character • Ed Harris He is not a real man who exists in the real life. He is one of the imaginations in Nash’s mind. In Nash’s imagination , he is an important official of the government. And he was asked to force Nash to finish some missions for the security of the country. → William Parcher . . . Summary John Nash is a great mathematician. Therefore, he is bothered by his spiritual ill for many years. The movie describes the process of the period that he enters the graduate school and gets the ill that make him imagine many things, and it interrupts his family and himself very much. Fortunately, his wife is always by his side , and she encourages Nash to go back to his alma mater school and tries to live like a normal man. Nash is a genius anyway ; however, his theory also let him get the Nobel Prize in 1994. Comparison . . . 1.A mathematical genius can 1.A father who is with the mind of see the world in a different way 7-year-old child . 2.He struggles against his mental 2. He spares no effort to fight for challenge. his daughter. 3. His wife gives him strong supp- 3. His daughter and friends give ort and help him get over it. him a big hand and encourage him. 4.At the end, he overcomes the 4.His effort touched all people, and mental disease and gets Nobel’s his daughter went back to his life Award. Again. A beautiful mind is an amazing, powerful journey. But as unique as This man is, the movie is also very accessible because it is so heartbreaking human. John Nash’s victory wasn’t only that he beat schizophrenia or that he won the Nobel Prize. The victory in the movie and in his life is how The love between him and Alicia survived and evolved. No matter how terrible Nash is, Alicia sill stands by him and does her best to help her husband recover. We can find that john always brings Alicia’s handkerchief, when he feels lost or frustrated, that can give him power. I guess that John Nash never would have survived without Alicia. Conclusion . . . .