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“Margherita Hack: The Lady of the Stars” the biopic about Margherita Hack starring Cristiana Capotondi airs on Tuesday, March 5th on Rai 1.

12 February 2024

Cristiana Capotondi portrays Margherita Hack in the biopic “Margherita Hack: The Lady of the Stars,” airing on Tuesday, March 5th, in prime time on Rai 1. Directed by Giulio Base and written by Monica Zapelli with Federico Taddia, the film is freely inspired by the autobiographical book Nove vite come i gatti, co-written by Margherita Hack and Federico Taddia.

Margherita Hack: The Lady of the Stars retraces Margherita Hack’s life, from an autonomous and curious child to a free-spirited and unconventional young woman, ultimately becoming the first woman to lead the Astronomical Observatory of Trieste. An intimate and emotionally charged portrait of the renowned Italian astrophysicist, serving as a true model of empowerment and exceptional authenticity.

Starring Cristiana Capotondi, Cesare Bocci, Sandra Ceccarelli, and Flavio Parenti. Margherita Hack: The Lady of the Stars is a co-production between Minerva Pictures and Rai Fiction.