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The Smartest Man in the World

USA (MIFF 2002, Eyeball to Eyeball 2: Errol Morris Returns)

Director: Errol Morris

Before the Guinness Book of Records scrapped the category of World's Highest IQ, Christopher Langan held the title. Langan spends his days contemplating models of the universe, abstract physics, plans for breeding a race of super intelligent humans... and brawling with Montana cowboys! A former fireman with a bad back and a trick knee, Langan has survived a brutal childhood and brushes with the law with an IQ 20 points higher than Einstein - "But I still work in a bar."

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