Hollywood Reporter - 09/09/2009
"[I]ntelligent, touching....It is shot beautifully and boasts performances by Paul Bettany as Darwin and his real-life wife, Oscar-winner Jennifer Connelly, as Darwin's wife Emma..."
Total Film - 12/21/2009 3 stars out of 5 -- "Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly bring intimacy to Darwin and his wife."
Film Comment - 01/01/2010
"A leisurely yet unusually intelligent portrait of a famous historical figure's life, CREATION is emphatically not any old Charles Darwin biopic....Quietly compelling..."
USA Today - 01/21/2010
"CREATION is a superbly creative exercise for its star, Paul Bettany, who plays Charles Darwin....
Chicago Sun-Times - 02/17/2010 3 stars out of 4 -- "Jon Amiel, the film's director, tells his story with respect and some restraint....One beautiful device Amiel uses is a series of digressions into the natural world, in which we observe everyday applications of the survival of the fittest."
Real-life married couple Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly star as Charles Darwin and his wife in this biographical drama. Set before the publication of ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES, CREATION finds Darwin grieving over the death of his daughter and feeling far away from his wife.