After the death of her beloved husband, Marie Curie's commitment to science remains strong as she tries to explain previously unknown radioactive elements. But it soon becomes terrifyingly evident that her work could lead to applications in medicine that could save thousands of lives — or applications in warfare that could destroy them by the billions.
With Marjane Satrapi – the Academy Award nominated director of Persepolis – directing, Jack Thorne writing the screenplay (having also written the drama The Aeronauts and adapting His Dark Materials for television) and Rosamund Pike stepping into Marie Curie’s shoes..
Programme Type: Film
Director: Marjane Satrapi
Cast: Rosamund Pike, Sam Riley, Aneurin Barnard
Running Time: 110 minutes