15.06.2020 - 27.07.2020 Film, News

Radioactive

Marjane Satrapi's biopic of the famous Polish scientist to be released digitally and on DVD.

Directed by BAFTA and Academy Award nominee Marjane Satrapi, Radioactive is a celebration of the pioneering work of Marie Sklodowska-Curie, played by BAFTA and Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike.

The film was scheduled to open 18th Kinoteka Polish Film Festival in March, which we sadly had to postpone until the further notice.

Now Radioactive comes to EST on 15th June, on TVOD 6th July and on DVD 27th July. Available to pre-order here.

In the male-dominated society of late 19th century Paris, Marie is a fiercely passionate scientist, who struggles to progress her ground-breaking research, despite her obvious brilliance. After joining forces with fellow scientist and future husband, Pierre Curie, they take her exploration
of radioactivity forward, discovering not one, but two new elements: radium and polonium.
The genius of the Curies’ discoveries and the ensuing Nobel prize propels the devoted couple into the international limelight. But after a tragic accident Marie must continue to advance her work alone resulting in revolutionary discoveries that have dramatic consequences for the
modern world.

From the 1870s to the modern era, Radioactive is a journey through Marie Sklodowska-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 (Sam Riley), the
pair marry and change the face of science forever by their discovery of radioactivity. The genius of the Curie’s world-changing discoveries and the ensuing Nobel Prize propels the couple into the international limelight.

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