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The Current War (12A)

Directed by: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

Starring: Katherine Waterston, Benedict Cumberbatch, Nicholas Hoult

Tracking the intense rivalry between inventor Thomas Edison (Benedict Cumberbatch) and revered entrepreneur George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon), this slick, entertaining period drama tells the dramatic story of the late 19th century race to light up America and power the world. Rounding out the cast are Nicholas Hoult as the eccentric inventor Nikola Tesla, Katherine Waterston as Westinghouse’s outspoken wife Marguerite, Tom Holland as Edison’s confident young secretary Samuel Insull, Matthew Macfadyen as the famous financier and banker J. P. Morgan, and Tuppence Middleton as Edison’s supportive wife Mary.

Run Time: 108mins approx.