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Tesla Michael Almereyda, Trailer

Brilliant, visionary 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. The film tracks Tesla’s uneasy interactions with his fellow inventor Thomas Edison and his patron George Westinghouse. Another thread traces Tesla’s sidewinding courtship of financial titan J.P. Morgan, whose daughter Anne takes a more than casual interest in the inventor. Anne analyzes and presents the story as it unfolds, offering a modern voice to this scientific period drama which, like its subject, defies convention.

CREDITS

Written and Directed by Michael Almereyda
Produced by Avi Lerner, Jeffery Greenstein, Uri Singer, Christa Campbell, Lati Grobman, and Isen Robbins
Cinematography by Sean Price Williams
Edited by Kathryn J. Schubert
Music by John Paesano
Principal Cast: Ethan Hawke, Kyle Maclachlan, Eve Hewson, Jim Gaffigan, Hannah Gross, Josh Hamilton

SCIENTIFIC SUBJECTS

 Engineering
 Physics

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