The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)

8.0 / Rated by 1 people

105 min.
Plot  T.S. Spivet is a 10-year-old prodigy with a passion for cartography and scientific inventions. He lives on a ranch in Montana with his mother who is obsessed with the morphology of beetles, his father (a cowboy born a hundred years too late), and his 14 year-old sister who dreams of becoming Miss America. His twin brother Layton died in an accident involving a firearm in the family's barn, which no one ever speaks of. T.S. was with him, measuring the scale of the gunshots for an experiment, and he doesn't understand what happened. One day, T.S. receives an unexpected call from the Smithsonian museum telling him that he is the winner of the very prestigious Baird prize for his invention of a perpetual motion machine and that he is invited to a reception in his honor where he is expected to give a speech. Without telling anyone, he sets out on a freight train across the United States to reach Washington, D.C.




All Titles

L'extravagant voyage du jeune et prodigieux T.S. Spivet
French Original Title
The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet
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