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1974 Rated NR 2hr 42m

Considered "the father of modern philosophy," 17th-century French mathematician, scientist and rationalist philosopher René Descartes became a prominent figure in the Scientific Revolution and made major contributions to the study of mathematics. Acclaimed filmmaker Roberto Rossellini directed this study of Descartes's life and work as an installment in his documentary series detailing the evolution of knowledge in Western civilization.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Italian: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.