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    Feature Film | 2018-2019 | Biopic | United Kingdom


    Brief synopsis

    Radioactive is the incredible, true story of Marie Curie (Pike) and her ground-breaking scientific achievements. In Paris, 1893, Marie meets fellow scientist Pierre Curie (Riley). The pair go on to marry, raise two daughters and change the face of science forever by jointly winning the Nobel Prize for the discovery of radium in 1903. Marie Curie was the first female scientist to win the esteemed prize.

    After the death of her beloved Pierre, Marie continues her research and invites scandal when she has an affair with another prominent scientist, Paul Langevin (Barnard). However, it is Marie’s commitment to science which prevails, and the responsibility that comes with discoveries that quite literally change the world. Intercut between past and various sections of the present, we see how their science shaped both modern medicine and the advent of nuclear power and weapons.



    ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
    Rosamund PikeMarie Curie [L]Alexandra Marisa Wilcke
    Sam RileyPierre Curie [L]
    Anya Taylor-JoyIrčne, Marie's daughter [SR]
    Simon Russell BealePr. Lippmann [SR]
    Aneurin BarnardPaul Langevin [SR]
    Mirjam NovakNurse Francoise [BP]


    1st ADNigel Watson [1]
    Director of photographyAnthony Dod Mantle
    Casting directorJina Jay
    Costume designerConsolata Boyle
    DirectorMarjane Satrapi
    EditorStéphane Roche
    ComposerSacha Galperine
    ComposerEvgueni Galperine
    ProducerTim Bevan
    ProducerEric FellnerWorking Title Films
    Executive producerAmelia Granger
    Executive producerPaul Webster [1]Shoebox Films
    Executive producerRon Halpern
    Executive producerJoe Wright
    Executive producerDidier Lupfer
    Production designerMichael Carlin
    ScreenwriterJack Thorne
    Literary sourceLaura RednissGraphic novel
    Sound editorSylvio PretschAssistant to ADR Recordist

    Production companies

    Working Title Films [uk]
    Shoebox Films [uk]
    Amazon Studios [us]in association with
    Studiocanal [fr]in association with

    Distributing companies

    Impuls Pictures AG [ch]Switzerland (theatrical)
    Studiocanal GmbH (formerly Kinowelt GmbH) [de]Verleih Deutschland
    Studiocanal [fr]International Sales


    Production ServicesSetkeeperProduction Software


    2019CanadaToronto International Film Festival (TIFF)Gala Presentations - Closing Night Film


    TypeCountryStationDate / TimeComment
    First showingFranceCanal+ [fr]Tuesday, 16/02/2021, 9.05 PM


    Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 16/07/2020
    Theatre releaseUnited KingdomFriday, 20/03/2020
    Theatre releaseFranceWednesday, 11/03/2020
    Theatre releasePolandFriday, 06/03/2020
    PremiereSaturday, 14/09/2019Toronto International Film Festival [ca]