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Radioactive

Radioactive (12A)

Borderlines Film Festival
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Director: Marjane Satrapi
Starring: Rosamund Pike, Anaurin Barnard, Sam Riley, Anya Taylor-Joy
Duration: 109 minutes

From the 1870s to the modern era, Radioactive is a journey through Marie Curie’s enduring legacies – her passionate relationships, scientific breakthroughs, and the consequences that followed for her and for the world. After meeting fellow scientist Pierre Curie, the pair marry and change the face of science forever through their discovery of radioactivity. The genius of the Curies’ world-changing discoveries and the ensuing Nobel Prize propels the couple into the international limelight.

From graphic novel Persepolis director Marjane Satrapi, comes a bold, visionary depiction of the transformative effects and ensuing fallout of the Curie’s work and how this shaped the defining moments of the 20th Century.

Preview courtesy of Studiocanal.

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