Tesla:

In the Noble Theater

Friday, August 28 5:30 & 8 pm

Saturday, August 29 | 25:30 & 8 pm

Sunday, August 30 | 12:30 & 3 pm


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“Brilliant, brooding inventor Nikola Tesla (Oscar nominee Ethan Hawke) fights an uphill battle to bring his revolutionary electrical system to fruition. Increasingly displeased by the greed of fellow inventor Thomas Edison (Kyle MacLachlan), Tesla forges his own virtuous but arduous path toward creating the innovative alternate-current motor. His European nature is at odds with budding American industrialism, and the landscape of intellectual property is treacherous—and Tesla slowly becomes jailed in his overactive mind. His associate Anne Morgan (Eve Hewson) analyzes and presents his story as it unfolds, offering a distinctly modern voice in this scientific period drama.

The latest cinematic marvel from acclaimed independent writer-director Michael Almereyda (Marjorie Prime, Experimenter) Tesla is a boldly unconventional post-modern biopic, at once encyclopedic, playfully self-reflexive and seductively stylish. Deftly navigating Tesla’s controversies, legal battles, entrepreneurial clashes, and romantic interests, Almereyda weaves together a portrait of a man struggling against the interests of his time. The profundity of his electrical mind is unearthed through this rediscovery of the development of electricity in the United States, ultimately posing existential questions about invention, industry, greed, love, and lightning.” –Sundance Festival


Director Michael Almereyda | 2020 | In English | 96 minutes | PG-13 (for some thematic material and nude images) | DCP

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