The trailer for the Miramax film, which is expected to hit theatres across the country Sept. 16, is available by visiting Click Here. The movie of David Auburn's Proof — starring Academy Award winner Gwyneth Paltrow — features a screenplay by Auburn and Rebecca Miller. Paltrow heads the cast as Catherine, a woman who may or may not be as mathematically gifted as her troubled genius of a father. The other central characters are played on screen by Jake Gyllenhaal (Hal), Anthony Hopkins (Robert) and Hope Davis (Claire).
John Madden directed the film. Madden also directed Paltrow in the London engagement of the play at the Donmar Warehouse.
Proof opened at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre on Oct. 24, 2000, playing 916 performances before closing Jan. 5, 2003. The original cast included Mary-Louise Parker, who won a Tony Award for her performance; Larry Bryggman; Johanna Day; and Ben Shenkman. Under the direction of Daniel Sullivan, the production also won the 2001 Tony Award for Best Play as well as the Pulitzer Prize in Drama.