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Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché (2018)

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Pamela B. Green's energetic film about pioneer filmmaker Alice Guy-Blaché is both a tribute and a detective story, tracing the circumstances by which this extraordinary artist faded from memory and the path toward her reclamation.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Alice Guy ... Herself (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Abel Richard Abel ... Himself
Marc Abraham ... Himself
Stephanie Allain ... Herself
Gillian Armstrong ... Herself
John Bailey ... Himself
Cari Beauchamp ... Herself
Lake Bell ... Herself
Peter Billingsley ... Himself
James Bobin ... Himself
Serge Bromberg ... Himself
Kevin Brownlow Kevin Brownlow
Jon M. Chu ... Himself
Diablo Cody ... Herself
Bobby Cohen Bobby Cohen ... Himself
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Pamela B. Green's energetic film about pioneer filmmaker Alice Guy-Blaché is both a tribute and a detective story, tracing the circumstances by which this extraordinary artist faded from memory and the path toward her reclamation.

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She saw the future through the Camera Lens

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Documentary

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Country:

USA

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English | French

Release Date:

7 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Be Natural: A História não Contada da Primeira Cineasta do Mundo See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$3,237, 21 April 2019, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$75,763, 14 July 2019
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Reclaiming an important legacy
22 June 2019 | by puckamoSee all my reviews

The director spent a decade of her life gathering evidence that Alice Guy-Blache was one of the founders of cinema, on the same level as the Lumiere Brothers, Georges Melies and Thomas Edison, and the case she makes is completely convincing. This film should be seen by everyone interested in movie history.


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