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Creation: How Darwin Saw the World and Changed it Forever

directed by Jon Amiel
Santa Monica (CA): Lionsgate, 2009. 108 minutes.

Of these two cinematic accounts of Darwin’s life, reviewer Timothy H. Goldsmith prefers Darwin’s Darkest Hour. “It ... offers a more elegant presentation of evolution by natural selection, often accompanied by stunning photography.” Creation, in contrast, presents “at best a narrow and at worst a distorted picture of Darwin,” and a less satisfactory explanation of natural selection.