Madame Curie (RadioactiveUnited Kingdom-France-United States-China-Hungary / 2019) direction: Morgan Satrapi Script: Jack Thorne and Lauren Redness. Photography: Anthony Dodd Mantle SongEvgueni Galperine y Sacha Galperine. Version: Stefan Roche Illenko: Rosamund Pike, Sam Riley and Anya Taylor-Joy. Duration: 109 minutes Eligible: Suitable for people over 13 years old Available in: Netflix. We saw: Hassan
The latest film by French-Iranian director Morgan Satrapi (Persepolis, chicken with plums, La bande des Jotes, The Voices) It is a biographical film of Maria Salomea Skłodowska, better known as Marie Curie. The trendy British actress today Rosamund Pike (The protagonist is also at the final premiere of a movie Netflix How Don’t worry, I take care of youHe was responsible for translating the Polish scientist residing in Paris who became the first scientist to win two Nobel Prizes in different disciplines (physics and chemistry) and also the first woman to be appointed professor at the University of Paris.
This story began in Paris in 1934 precisely (the place and year of his death), which transcends the narrative structure with continuous temporal jumps and some specific visual performances, ends up falling into many common places in the biographical film sub-genre. In this case, Satrapi is focusing on her fight against a conservative, patriarchal and patriarchal system that has made sure to marginalize her emotional and professional relationship with Pierre Curie. (Sam Riley) And with her daughters (Irene, who is 18 years old, played in the final part of the film by Anya Taylor Joy).
The feminist imprint with her as an icon, then, will be one of the main themes of the entire story. As a pioneer in the field of radioactivity, Marie Curie has played a fundamental role in many medical advances, but also – despite herself – in the nuclear race. In this sense, the film takes some liberties to travel to the future and narrate the attack on Hiroshima and the disaster of the Chernobyl plant. Madame Curie He has no major discoveries or loopholes. It’s a very accurate and professional production and if you want a little mimicry around an exceptional figure. He works on an educational level, and only in some scenes, on a dramatic level. It is not surprising, but at the same time it fulfills its primary purpose. Nothing more, nothing less.