In Emilia Romagna, first take of the miniseries dedicated to Guglielmo Marconi, produced by Stand by me and with the queen by Lucio Pellegrini: it will arrive on TV on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Italian inventor.
Filming of the series dedicated to has begun in Emilia Romagna Guglielmo Marconithe famous Italian inventor and winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1909. In the miniseries, which will arrive on TV in 2024 on the occasion of 150th anniversary of the birth of the scientistin the role of the protagonist there is Stefano Accorsi. The production is by Simona Ercolani for Stand by me and directed by Lucio Pellegrini. After the first days in Sasso Marconi, the crew will move to Rome, where the second part of the filming will take place.
Marconi: Undersecretary Lucia Borgonzoni inaugurates the set
The series is created with the support of the Emilia-Romagna Film Commission and the support of Apt Servizi, Territorio Turistico Bologna-Modena and Municipality of Sasso Marconi, with the collaboration of the Marconi Foundation and Museum. On the first day of filming, the Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Culture Lucia Borgonzoni inaugurated the set a Villa Griffonehome of the Guglielmo Marconi Foundation – Marconi Museum, the place where the Bolognese inventor grew up and began his self-taught experiments which allowed him to develop the first wireless telegraphy system.
For the occasion, Borgonzoni declared: “All the power of audiovisual language to tell the story of an Italian who changed our lives by projecting us into modernity to the widest possible audience. A very strong emotion to witness the start of filming of series dedicated to Guglielmo Marconi, an initiative that adds to those that as the Ministry we will develop to celebrate his memory on the occasion of the anniversary which will occur next year and which we will support to spread his figure and talent in Italy and around the world. One above all, the financing of four million euros to name in his name the Museum of Communication which will be built at Villa Aldini, in Bologna”.