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      Tesla

      2020, Biography/History, 1h 42m

      186 Reviews Fewer than 50 Verified Ratings

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      Appropriately bold and ambitious, Tesla takes a number of risks that don't always pay off -- but Ethan Hawke's performance makes those flaws easier to forgive. Read critic reviews

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      Visionary inventor Nikola Tesla fights an uphill battle to bring his revolutionary electrical system to fruition, then faces thornier challenges with his new system for worldwide wireless energy.

      • Rating: PG-13 (Some Thematic Material|Nude Images)

      • Genre: Biography, History, Drama

      • Original Language: English

      • Director: Michael Almereyda

      • Producer: Christa Campbell, Lati Grobman, Per Melita, Isen Robbins, Uri Singer

      • Writer: Michael Almereyda

      • Release Date (Theaters):  limited

      • Release Date (Streaming):

      • Box Office (Gross USA): $93.0K

      • Runtime:

      • Distributor: IFC Films

      • Production Co: Intrinsic Value Films, Passage Pictures, Campbell Grobman Films, RNG Entertainment, Jeff Rice Films

      Cast & Crew

      Ethan Hawke
      Kyle MacLachlan
      Eve Hewson
      Jim Gaffigan
      Hannah Gross
      Josh Hamilton
      Rebecca Dayan
      Lucy Walters
      Blake DeLong
      Mayra Auad
      Lee Broda
      Jeffrey Greenstein
      Jeff Gum
      Sean Price Williams
      John Paesano
      Carl Sprague
      Tricia Peck
      Sofija Mesicek

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      • Jan 14, 2021

        It's a little too thinly drawn for my taste but there's no denying Almereyda's ambition and the unconventional approach is certainly a refreshing choice for a biopic.

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      • Sep 03, 2020

        Interestingly poetic and non-linear in style, this look at the newly heroic (in the modern day) Tesla doesn't have much to offer in the way of facts in any case, the man's life a mystery and mostly happening between his ears, and so decides on metaphor and suggestion rather than another bland recitation of facts - which might put off most viewers used to by-the-numbers paintings. The more adventurous will enjoy this emotional sweep of a story about a guy in love with speculation and finding himself damned for his love. Ethan Hawke is superb.

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