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Tesla (2020)


The story of the Promethean struggles of Nikola Tesla, as he attempts to transcend entrenched technology—including his own previous work—by pioneering a system of wireless energy that would change the world.

Tesla (2020)

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Released Year: 2020
Runtime: 102 minutes
Genre: Drama, History
Directors: Michael Almereyda
IMDB: Tesla (2020)

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The story of the Promethean struggles of Nikola Tesla, as he attempts to transcend entrenched technology—including his own previous work—by pioneering a system of wireless energy that would change the world.

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Consequence of Sound - Clint Worthington
Both here and in the real world, Tesla is more legend than man, and we can only ever really comprehend him through that warped lens. Almereyda understands this fundamental hurdle in the biopic formula, and leans into it with refreshing candor.
80
The Hollywood Reporter - David Rooney
The degree to which the Tesla story syncs with Almereyda's abiding fascinations is clear in every frame of this contemplative, questioning, soulfully philosophical film.
75
The Film Stage - Dan Mecca
The messy creativity on display is something to admire.
75
IndieWire - David Ehrlich
If Almereyda fails to pierce the inventor’s skin and expose his circuity, his gauzy film nevertheless has fun exploring the idea that we’re all wired differently.
70
Screen Daily - Tim Grierson
It can be a challenge to get on this movie’s frequency, but the strange signals Tesla emits are nonetheless fascinating.

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