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Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge (2016)

Marie Curie (original title)
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Follows the famous physicist and chemist Marie Curie and her struggle for recognition in the male-dominated science community in early 20th century France.

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Marie Noëlle

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Marie Noëlle (dialogue), Marie Noëlle | 1 more credit »
3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Karolina Gruszka ... Marie Curie
Arieh Worthalter Arieh Worthalter ... Paul Langevin
Charles Berling ... Pierre Curie
Izabela Kuna ... Bronia
Malik Zidi ... André Debierne
André Wilms ... Eugène Curie
Daniel Olbrychski ... Emile Amagat
Marie Denarnaud ... Jeanne Langevin
Samuel Finzi ... Gustave Téry
Piotr Glowacki ... Albert Einstein
Jan Frycz ... Ernest Solvay
Sabin Tambrea ... August Gyldenstople
Sasha Crapanzano Sasha Crapanzano ... Irène 9 years
Rose Montron Rose Montron ... Irène 15 years
Adele Schmitt Adele Schmitt ... Eve 7 years
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Follows the famous physicist and chemist Marie Curie and her struggle for recognition in the male-dominated science community in early 20th century France.

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Marie Curie Was the first woman ever to receive a Nobel prize, and the first person to receive two Nobel prizes. See more »

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Halfway through the ending credits, a sequence shows the characters of Marie Curie and Paul Langevin, in costume, strolling through modern-day Paris, with occasional onlookers staring and taking pictures. See more »

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References Marguerite (2015) See more »

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Tedious vehicle using Marie Curie to push a 21st. century adgenda.
20 January 2018 | by RichardvonLustSee all my reviews

This is sadly not a film about a great woman who dedicated her life to science and paid the ultimate price in doing so. Rather it is simply yet another tedious promotion of today's feminist agenda telling us how terrible it was to be a woman in the past and (indirectly) how much we must strive to strengthen women's rights in the future. Marie Curie is simply the canvas used to restate this message for the millionth time.

It tells us nothing about her background, her early interests, her historical meeting with Pierre Curie or even the substance of the relationship between them. And most awful of all it tells us nothing of her actual work, how it was that Radium and Polonium were discovered and how this was received at the time.

Instead the film concentrates upon a series of soft porn, soft focus and heavily romantacised encounters between her and a married man whom she partnered after Pierre's death. Curie was then 44 and fairly full figured after having two daughters. But the actress in the film is nothing like that. She has a slim lithe body with perfectly neat compact breasts that would emulate a teenager. In short the woman who partnered a man becuase of shared scientific exploration is now displayed as a sex godess worthy of our admiration on physical grounds alone.

Do youself a favour. Chuck this film in the bin and watch the 1943 version instead. It is much much more rewarding.


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Country:

Poland | Germany | France

Language:

French | German | English | Polish

Release Date:

30 June 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge See more »

Filming Locations:

Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$18,600, 2 July 2017

Gross USA:

$127,986

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,892,911
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