Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge (15 tbc)

8pm Monday 22 January

DIRECTOR Marie Noelle
CAST Karolina Gruszka, Arieh Worthalter, Charles Berling, Izabela Kuna

An absorbing biopic examining the personal and professional life of the renowned scientist Marie Curie, the first woman to win a Nobel prize – twice!

This sweeping biopic follows the incredible life and achievements of Nobel Prize-winning physicist and chemist Marie Curie. The film explores her unconventional personal life alongside her scientific discoveries and struggles as she challenges the French academic establishment. A very watchable account of a pioneering woman.
(2016 Poland / Germany / France 100 mins Subtitled)

Charting six of the most turbulent years in the life of pioneering scientist Marie Curie at the height of her career, Marie Curie: The Courage Of knowledge is the new feature film from French director Marie Noëlle. Staring Karolina Gruszka in the principal role, the film attempts to lift the veil on an extraordinary life which was later marred by scandal and heartbreak, and offers an honest retelling of those troubled times with a great deal of tenderness and sympathy for its subject.  Linda Marric, HeyUGuys

Language: French / German / English / Polish