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Tesla (2020)

PG-13 | | Biography, Drama | 27 January 2020 (USA)
A freewheeling take on visionary inventor Nikola Tesla, his interactions with Thomas Edison and J.P. Morgan's daughter Anne, and his breakthroughs in transmitting electrical power and light.

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Michael Almereyda
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Credited cast:
Eve Hewson ... Anne Morgan
Ethan Hawke ... Nikola Tesla
Hannah Gross ... Mina Edison
Kyle MacLachlan ... Thomas Edison
Lois Smith
Ebon Moss-Bachrach ... Szigeti
Josh Hamilton ... Robert Underwood Johnson
Jim Gaffigan ... George Westinghouse
Lucy Walters ... Katherine Johnson
James Urbaniak ... Professor Anthony
Ian Lithgow
Donnie Keshawarz ... JP Morgan
Rebecca Dayan ... Sarah Bernhardt
John Palladino ... Bourke Cochran
David Kallaway ... John Kruesi
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A freewheeling take on visionary inventor Nikola Tesla, his interactions with Thomas Edison and J.P. Morgan's daughter Anne, and his breakthroughs in transmitting electrical power and light.

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Rated PG-13 for some thematic material and nude images
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Kyle MacLachlan, Jim Gaffigan, Josh Hamilton and James Urbaniak have all had guest appearances on the HBO series Sex and the City(1998) See more »

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Learned more about Nikola Tesla
3 February 2020 | by SJFlannSee all my reviews

Beautifully shot. Appealing cast. It does work to have the film break the 4th wall when Anne Morgan speaks to the camera. The story carries us along. The director and cast win more than they lose. Where it gets rough: the movie struggles at the end. Just who is he when he's older? What would the older Nikola Tesla have said to the younger Telsa about science, business, women? That's a question often used in interviews (What would you say to your younger self?) Wanted that more than the song that was sung. Also, perhaps insight on the romance aspect could have used more of


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