WHO’S IN IT?
Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl), Sam Riley (Control), Anya Taylor-Joy (Split), Cara Bossom (film debut), Aneurin Barnard (The Personal History of David Copperfield), Simon Russell Beale (The Death of Stalin), Tim Woodward (K-19: The Widowmaker), Jonathan Aris (The Martian), Mirjam Novak (The Spy Who Dumped Me), Michael Gould (Darkest Hour), Ariella Glaser (film debut), Indica Watson (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Marjane Satrapi (Persepolis), director; Jack Thorne (The Aeronauts), writer; Tim Bevan (The Danish Girl), Eric Fellner (Darkest Hour) and Paul Webster (Atonement), producers; Evgueni Galperine (By The Grace Of God) and Sacha Galperine (Nine Lives), composers; Anthony Dod Mantle (Slumdog Millionaire), cinematographer; Stéphane Roche (The Voices), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Throughout the 20th century, Polish scientist Marie Sklodowska-Curie (Pike) and her husband Pierre Curie (Riley) make several scientific breakthroughs, including the discovery of radioactivity which throws them into the limelight and changes the nature of science forever…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The life of acclaimed scientist Marie Curie is brought to vivid and thrilling life in this new biopic that stars Rosamund Pike as the iconic Polish figure herself.