MARIE CURIE, THE COURAGE OF KNOWLEDGE
2016, Germany-France-Poland, 100’, Biography-Drama, Color, French-German-English
Director : Marie Noëlle
Scenario : Marie Noelle, Andrea Stoll
Scenario : Karolina Gruszka, Charles Berling, André Wilms, Arieh Worthalter, Samuel Finzi, Daniel Olbrychski, Sabin Tambrea
Cinematographer : Michal Englert
Editor : Lenka Fillnerova, Hans Horn, Marie Noelle, Isabelle Rathery
The passionate story of a woman who left her mark on the 20th century… The first female to win a Nobel Prize, the film shows the inspiring struggle of Marie Curie who is a successful scientist in a society dominated by men.
2016 Hamburg Film Festival Art Cinema Award Nominee
After wining a Nobel Prize with her husband Pierre in 1905 for their discovery of radioactive materials, Marie’s life will completely change. The couple have a blissful home life with their daughters, and work together day and night in the lab as well. However, after her one true love Pierre dies suddenly, Marie must continue their work alone, in a male dominated field and society.
The first and only scientist to recieve the Nobel Prize in two different fields, Marie Curie’s immortal name and works continue to inspire many today.