RADIOACTIVE – TIFF19 Review by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas

With its world premiere at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival, the breathtaking success of Radioactive hinges on two extraordinary women. One, of course, is the film’s subject, the famous French scientist Marie Curie who was not merely the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, but the only person to win it twice in two different arenas of scientific study. The second is the film’s director, French-Iranian polymath Marjane Satrapi.

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