In 'Oppenheimer' trailer, the atomic bomb is born – and Einstein weeps

 

Albert Einstein (Tom Conti) in a scene from the trailer for the film "Oppenheimer," about the creation of the atomic bomb.

(JTA) – "Oppenheimer," the hotly-anticipated Christopher Nolan biopic about the Jewish nuclear physicist who developed the atomic bomb, will include another familiar Jewish face when it opens this summer: Albert Einstein.

A new trailer for the drama, released last week, includes a brief glimpse of the scientist's unmistakeable visage, as rendered by the Oscar-nominated Scottish character actor Tom Conti. Underscoring the gravity of the bomb's development, this Einstein has foregone his usual cheery demeanor and is instead wearing a grave frown.

It seems appropriate for the film, which tra...



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