The scientific and romantic passions of Marie Sklodowska-Curie and her husband Pierre Curie, and the reverberations of their discoveries throughout the 20th century.
Director: Marjane Satrapi
Based on: Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout by Lauren Redniss
When: Saturday 14th September 2019
Where: Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
When: Monday 24th February 2020
Where: UGC Danton, Paris, France
When: Sunday 8th March 2020
Where: Curzon Mayfair, London
Filming took place in and around Hungary, beginning February 2018.
The film is based on the 2010 novel Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout by Lauren Redniss.
Radioactive is Director Marjane Satrapi’s first film based on a book that was written by another author. Her previous works, Persepolis and Chicken with Plums had both been created by her, in which she directed both film adaptations too.
Director Marjane Satrapi was attached to the film in February 2017. It wasn’t until a year later, that filming actually began.
Amazon Studios only acquired the rights, the same week filming started!