The people you see below share something in common. All together they are almost equal to another person.


Who is this person? Explain why.

enter image description here


1 Answer 1


The 'almost equal' person is:

the movie director Darren Aronofsky.

Because each of the people pictured are:

movie directors: Johnnie To, Anatoliy Mateshko, Santhosh Viswanath, and Joshua Sanchez. (All found by reverse image search - which I suspect was always the intended method as they are very obscure...)

Moreover, they have (respectively) directed the following movies whose titles fit the first four letter counts given in square brackets beneath the images:

[5] Three (2016)
[3] Dot (2009)
[3] One (2021)
[4] Four (2012)

Considered together - and noting the as-yet unused '[2]' letter count - these would be 'almost equal to'...

pi, the irrational number whose decimal expansion begins 3.14... So we need a director who has made a movie called 'Pi' - Darren Aronofsky's Pi (1998) fits the bill perfectly!

  • $\begingroup$ @hexomino Those are the letter counts I mention at the bottom of my second spoiler :) I'll make that clearer... $\endgroup$
    – Stiv
    Jan 26, 2023 at 13:11
  • $\begingroup$ ah yes, you did say +1 $\endgroup$
    – hexomino
    Jan 26, 2023 at 13:12
  • $\begingroup$ All good, great job! $\endgroup$ Jan 26, 2023 at 13:38

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.