The Current War(12A)

Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse -- the greatest inventors of the industrial age -- engage in a battle of technology and ideas that will determine whose electrical system will power the new century. Backed by J.P. Morgan, Edison dazzles the world by lighting Manhattan. But Westinghouse, aided by Nikola Tesla, sees fatal flaws in Edison's direct current design. Westinghouse and Tesla bet everything on risky and dangerous alternating current.

Length of film: 1hr 45mins
Directed by: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult
Year: 2017

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