MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

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Imperativ (1982)
Krzysztof Zanussi
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Contributed by Alejandro Martin

It is about a mathematician (a probability professor) in existential crisis about the nature of necessity and chance.

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MotifAcademia,
TopicProbability/Statistics,
MediumFilms,

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