A new film about Marie Curie is coming to Amazon Prime Video later this month.
Radioactive stars Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl, Pride & Prejudice) as the physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity.
From Academy Award® nominated director Marjane Satrapi, the movie is described as “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.”
Radioactive will be available to watch on Amazon Prime Video from Friday 24th July.
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The cast of Radioactive also includes Anya Taylor-Joy (Emma), Sam Riley (Control), Aneurin Barnard (War & Peace), and Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd).
The official synopsis reads: “From the 1870s to the modern era, Radioactive is a journey through Marie Curie’s (Rosamund Pike) 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 go on to marry and change the face of science forever by their discovery of radioactivity. The genius of the Curies’ world-changing discoveries and the ensuing Nobel Prize propels the devoted couple into the international limelight.”
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