But what starts out as an experiment between a charismatic young professor and an eccentric older one quickly descends into a game neither can control. As their lives sink into maddening chaos, the greed and desperation that fueled them can no longer save them.
Perci understands that Venkat’s theory in essence questions the idea of what is random – and of what is fated. A deeply moving redemption, initiated by Perci, closes this stupendously modern film that is as much about the private equations of honor and chance, and about knowledge that can change the world. But what if the price of this knowledge is life itself?