Flash of Genius (12A)

GREG Kinnear stars in FLASH OF GENIUS (12A), the true story of college professor and part-time inventor Robert Kearns and his long battle with the American car industry. The Kearns were a typical 1960s Detroit family trying to live their version of the Am

GREG Kinnear stars in FLASH OF GENIUS (12A), the true story of college professor and part-time inventor Robert Kearns and his long battle with the American car industry.

The Kearns were a typical 1960s Detroit family trying to live their version of the American Dream. And when Bob invents a device which would eventually be used in every car in the world, they think they have struck gold.

But the car giants who embraced his creation shunned the man who invented it.

Ignored, threatened and buried in years of litigation, Bob is haunted by what was done to his family and their future.


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He becomes obsessed with justice and recognition for his life's work.

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