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The best films in April 2020—the Radioactive story of Marie Curie and Rocks

Plus the Oscar-nominated Les Misérables

By Wendy Ide   April 2020

Radioactive, Released on 20th March

The sparking originality of this period drama chimes perfectly with its subject: the double Nobel Prize-winning physicist and chemist, Marie Curie. Fiercely inhabited by Rosamund Pike, Curie is depicted as an unapologetically driven, angular character, as awkward a fit for the social norms of early 20th-century Paris as she is for the conventions of a romantic biopic. Director Marjane Satrapi crafts the film around her, with a throbbing, irradiated…

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