Current War, the

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movie details

Director:
Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Cast:

Katherine Waterston, Michael Shannon, Benedict Cumberbatch, Nicholas Hoult, Tuppence Middleton, Matthew Macfadyen, Tom Holland

Release:
27/02/2020
Length:
102 Mins
Genre:
Biography / Drama
Distributor:
Roadshow Distribution

synopsis

Starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Thomas Edison and Michael Shannon as George Westinghouse, THE CURRENT WAR is the epic story of the cutthroat competition between the greatest inventors of the industrial age over whose electrical system would power the new century. Backed by J.P. Morgan, Edison dazzles the world by lighting Manhattan. But Westinghouse, aided by Nikola Tesla, has seen fatal flaws in Edison's direct current design. Igniting a war of currents, Westinghouse and Tesla bet everything on risky and dangerous alternating current...