In the two-hour conclusion, Albert Einstein has moved to the US and is a professor at Princeton University. But the events of the world have seemed to conspire against him.
We return to a question posed in the first episode: will Albert and Elsa Einstein get their visas approved to the US?
Sin can only be hidden for so long, but it will eventually be exposed. Episode 7 makes this fact crystal clear.
Albert Einstein crying, alone, at a train station–is this rock bottom for him?
“Of all the mysteries for me, people are the hardest to fathom.”
It seems Einstein’s head is occupied with other things while at the patent office–things that could change the world.
By the end of the episode, you’ll want to stand beside Mileva Maric, wrap her in a hug, and cry with her.
The second episode of Genius is directed by Minkie Spiro and focuses on more intimate portrayals of the characters.
In the opening episode, broad strokes are painted as Howard intersperses the younger and elder versions of Einstein. The younger Einstein is a daydreaming free thinker; the elder is wiser yet stubborn.