Hidden Figures (2016)

8.38 / Rated by 4 people

Biography
Drama
History
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127 min.
Plot  In 1961, mathematician Katherine Goble works as a human computer in the segregated division West Area Computers of the Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, alongside her colleagues, aspiring engineer Mary Jackson and their unofficial acting-supervisor Dorothy Vaughan.

Following a successful Soviet satellite launch, pressure to send American astronauts into space increases. Supervisor Vivian Mitchell assigns Katherine to assist Al Harrison's Space Task Group, given her skills in analytic geometry. She becomes the first black woman on the team; and in the building, which has no bathrooms for non-white people.

Katherine's new colleagues are initially dismissive and demeaning, especially head engineer Paul Stafford. Meanwhile, Mitchell informs Dorothy that she will not be promoted as the bureaucracy is not planning to assign a "permanent supervisor for the colored group". Mary is assigned to the space capsule heat shield team, and immediately identifies a flaw in the...
  

Director(s)

Cast

Taraji P. Henson
Katherine Goble Johnson mathematician
Octavia Spencer
Dorothy Vaughan
Janelle Monáe
Mary Jackson
Kevin Costner
Al Harrison
Kirsten Dunst
Vivian Mitchell
Jim Parsons
Paul Stafford
Glen Powell
John Glenn
Mahershala Ali
Jim Johnson
Rhoda Griffis
White Librarian
Maria Howell
Ms. Summer
Aldis Hodge
Levi Jackson
Gary Weeks
Reporter at Press Conference
Aleksander Krupa
Karl Zielinski

Others

All Titles

Hidden Figures
English Original Title

Release Dates

United States
06.01.2017

Country

United States

Language

English

Updates

  aysers rated Hidden Figures (2016) with 8.5 stars / 21.04.2017

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