30.09. - 09.10.2021

Marie Curie, The Courage of Knowledge Germany, France, Poland, Belgium 2016 | 100 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2016

Marie Noelle

For The Anarchist's Wife, Marie Noëlle who directed the film with PeterSehr, was awarded the 2008 Bernhard Wicki Film Prize. In 2012, she and herhusband Peter Sehr († 2013) also directed the biopic Ludwig II.

rated for 0 + years
In 1903, the Polish scientist Marie Sklodowska Curie became the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics, along with her French husband Pierre Curie. Shortly afterwards, the young mother lost her husband in an accident. She nonetheless decided to continue her work in this male-dominated field on her own. She became the first woman (and foreign woman at that) to be offered a professorial chair at the Sorbonne in Paris. When Marie falls in love with her married colleague Paul Langevin and begins an affair with him, a ferocious scandal is the result. Just as she is about to receive her second Nobel prize, on the urging of Langevin's vengeful wife the Paris press accuse her of adultery. She learns how incompatible rationale and passion are. Marie Curie is a fascinating biopic with an extremely impressive Karolina Gruszka in the title role.
Original title: Marie Curie et la lumière bleue
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Section: Freihafen
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Marie Noelle
Screenplay: Marie Noëlle, Andrea Stoll
Cast: Karolina Gruszka, Arieh Worthalter, Charles Berling, Iza Kuna, Malik Zidi, André Wilms
Producer: Marie Noëlle, Mikolaj Pokromski, Ralf Zimmermann
Director of Photography: Michal Englert
Music: Bruno Coulais
Production Design: Eduard Krajewski
Editor: Isabelle Rathéry, Marie Noelle, Lenka Fillnerova, Hans Horn
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Cornelia Ackers
Format: dcp
German Distributor: NFP marketing & distribution GmbH
World Sales: Films Boutique
Production: P’Artisan Filmproduktion; Pokromski Studio Warsaw; Glory Film; Schubert International u.a.
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