Radioactive: An Autobiography Of One Of The Brilliant Minds And A Visionary Marie Curie.
Marie Curie is one of the masterminds of the world and a visionary who had discovered Radium and Polonium and eventually, although unfortunately for the world as a whole, passed away from extensive exposure to radioactive chemicals, in essence, she put her life on the line for a Discovery that would go on to change the world. She was the first woman to have won a Nobel Prize and many other acclamations throughout her career.
The acclamations film Radioactive is a biopic of Marie Curie that brings alive before our eyes the life and journey to becoming a renowned personage in the world of physics and chemistry. The film covers almost the entire life of Marie Curie. The film received a 6.1 from IMDb and 63% rating from Rotten Tomatoes.
Radioactive: Plot Details, Cast, Direction And Where To Watch
The film tells us the story if Marie Sklodowska Curie; her early life, her education, moving to Poland and her discovery of Radium. The film is directed by Marjane Satrapi starring Rosamund Pike as Marie Curie.
Pike is quite popular for enacting the roles of determined women. Who navigate through the patriarchal-orthodox society and break its stereotypes. From being the femme fatal of “Gone Girl” to war photographer Marie Colvin in “A Private War” to playing the role of Marie Curie in “Radioactive”, Pike has time again proved her versatility and efficiency as an actor.
The film features actors such as Sam Riley(Pierre Curie), Cara Bossom(Eve Curie), Jonathan Aris(Hetreed) and several others. The film has had mixed reviews from the audience. Some have said that the film is a brilliant attempt at trying to recreate the life of Marie Curie and bring it to the audience.
On the contrary, some critics have said that the film has an uneven plot and at places, Satrapi has missed out on a lot of pivotal information. One of the critics phrased it as, “…. one might decide to watch a Disney movie instead.”
How did you find the movie? Let us know. The film is available on Netflix.