In the Footsteps of Marie Curie is an original documentary that reveals the story behind an extraordinary woman. Starting with a brief history of Poland, Curie’s birthplace, it recounts her childhood, adolescence, her relocation to France, her marriage and her death, all told in a riveting fashion. By blending historical footage, interviews with historians and scientists, and scenes with stage actors, the directors deliver a compelling and poignant tale of Marie Curie’s life, remarking her triumphs as the first female Doctor of Physics and the only woman to have won two Nobel Prizes.
Krzysztof Rogulski was born in 1945 in Warsaw, Poland. He started directing in 1980 and made In the Footsteps of Marie Curie in 2009.