current is dangerous
Thomas Edison (Benedict Cumberbatch) is on the verge of the greatest technological revolution in world history: after the invention of the light bulb, he is going to bring light to the whole country. To do this, he uses direct current – not too efficient, expensive, but absolutely safe. Not everyone agrees with this decision: industrial tycoon George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon), holding a fair grudge against Edison (he once brazenly ignored George’s friendly invitation), wants to convince the inventor that alternating current is much more convenient, and opens his own competing enterprise. The scientist Nikola Tesla (Nicholas Holt) also repeats Thomas Thomas about this. But Edison does not agree to anything: he says that alternating current is dangerous and can kill.
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