Company: RAI Radiotelevisione italiana

Country: ITALY


Discipline: Swimming

Year: 2017

Director: Roberto Burchielli

Producer: RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana

Time: 94 min



The new Rai programme tells the stories of great modern personalities  of the Italian society  through interviews, archive material and fiction of the key moments of their life. In the first episode, Federica Pellegrini talks about her life and weaknesses, the first successes and the dark moments. Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Bulimia and panic attacks. The first time she entered an swimmignpool and the willpower it needs to never give up. Love, tattoos, the passion for high heels, nights at the discoteque with friends and sleepless nights before the race.