The Law According to Lidia Poët

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The Law According to Lidia Poët
Italian poster
ItalianLa legge di Lidia Poët
Created by
  • Guido Iuculano
  • Davide Orsini
Screenplay by
  • Guido Iuculano
  • Davide Orsini
  • Elisa Dondi
  • Daniela Gambaro
  • Paolo Piccirillo
Directed by
  • Matteo Rovere
  • Letizia Lamartire
ComposerMassimiliano Mechelli
Country of originItaly
Original languageItalian
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6
Executive producerPaolo Lucarini
ProducerMatteo Rovere
Production locationsTurin, Italy
  • Vladan Radovic
  • Francesco Scazzosi
  • Gianni Vezzosi
  • Pietro Morana
Running time40–52 minutes
Production companyGroenlandia
Original release
Release15 February 2023 (2023-02-15)

The Law According to Lidia Poët (Italian: La legge di Lidia Poët) is an Italian television series created by Guido Iuculano and Davide Orsini. It is loosely based on the life of Lidia Poët, the first modern female lawyer in Italy. It was released on Netflix on 15 February 2023.


On 9 November 1883 in Turin, an appellate court rules that Lidia Poët's enrollment in the albo degli avvocati is illegal and disbars her. Lidia finds a job at her brother Enrico's law firm while preparing her appeal to overturn the court's ruling.[1][2]


  • Matilda De Angelis as Lidia Poët
  • Eduardo Scarpetta as Jacopo Barberis
  • Pier Luigi Pasino as Enrico Poët
  • Sinéad Thornhill as Marianna Poët
  • Sara Lazzaro as Teresa Barberis
  • Dario Aita as Andrea Caracciolo


No.TitleDurationOriginal air date
1"Episode #1.1"
52 min15 February 2023 (2023-02-15)
2"Episode #1.2"
40 min15 February 2023 (2023-02-15)
3"Episode #1.3"
40 min15 February 2023 (2023-02-15)
4"Episode #1.4"
40 min15 February 2023 (2023-02-15)
5"Episode #1.5"
40 min15 February 2023 (2023-02-15)
6"Episode #1.6"
40 min15 February 2023 (2023-02-15)


The series is filmed in Turin.[3] In June 2023, Netflix confirmed that the series was renewed for a second season.[4][5] The second season will be released in spring 2024 and consist of six episodes.[6][7]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominee Result Ref.
2023 Nastri d'Argento Grandi Serie Best Crime Series The Law According to Lidia Poët Won [8][9]
Best Actress Matilda De Angelis Nominated


  1. ^ Gregory, Elizabeth (28 February 2023). "Who is the real Lidia Poët? The subject of the Netflix's sexy new whodunnit series". Evening Standard.
  2. ^ Nair, Shreejit (20 May 2023). "The True Story Behind 'The Law According to Lidia Poët'". Collider.
  3. ^ Guarda Ceccoli, Melania (1 March 2023). "La legge di Lidia Poët Netflix le location a Torino". Corriere della Sera (in Italian).
  4. ^ Dirindin, Valentina (16 June 2023). "La legge di Lidia Poët, Netflix annuncia la seconda stagione con una new entry". Vanity Fair Italia (in Italian).
  5. ^ Lanni, Daniela (18 June 2023). ""La Legge di Lidia Poët", si gira la seconda stagione con una novità". La Stampa (in Italian).
  6. ^ Baldi, Viola (16 June 2023). "La legge di Lidia Poët: al via le riprese della seconda stagione". The Hollywood Reporter Roma (in Italian).
  7. ^ Amodeo, Maria Francesca (1 August 2023). "Che spettacolo il backstage della Legge di Lidia Poet 2". GQ Italia (in Italian).
  8. ^ Leombruni, Lucrezia (12 May 2023). "Nastri d'Argento, Mare Fuori è la serie dell'anno". Agenzia Dire (in Italian).
  9. ^ Naselli, Antonio (17 June 2023). "NASTRI d'ARGENTO GRANDI SERIE 2023_NASTRI SPECIALI e STASERA LA PREMIAZIONE". Nastri d'Argento (in Italian).

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