Study Guide

A Beautiful Mind Scenes 56-57

Scenes 56-57

Scenes 56-57

Scene 56

  • And here it is, the big moment: John is accepting the Nobel Prize.
  • He gives his acceptance speech. He thanks Alicia in particular for making that award possible, and takes out that same handkerchief from their first date to show her.
  • Pretty sweet, eh?

Scene 57

  • After the ceremony, they prepare to leave.
  • John sees his old "buddies" Parcher, Charles, and Marcee.
  • Alicia notices that he sees something, but he says it's nothing at all.
  • As they leave, we get some text telling us what became of John and Alicia.