MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

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Constans (The Constant Factor) (1980)
Krzysztof Zanussi
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In this film Witold, a Polish man who believes that he can explain all of life's mysteries and solve all of life's problems with mathematics, learns otherwise.

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Works Similar to Constans (The Constant Factor)
According to my `secret formula', the following works of mathematical fiction are similar to this one:
  1. Tigor (aka The Snowflake Constant) by Peter Stephan Jungk
  2. Antonia's Line by Marleen Gorris
  3. Imperativ by Krzysztof Zanussi
  4. Smilla's Sense of Snow by Peter Hoeg
  5. Morte di un matematico napoletano by Mario Martone (director)
  6. Conceiving Ada by Lynn Hershman-Leeson
  7. Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  8. Sekret Enigmy by Roman Wionczek
  9. Stand-In by Tay Garnett
  10. The Gold Cup by Lucas Reiner
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