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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 ... Himself
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

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

7 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,237, 21 April 2019

Gross USA:

$114,310

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$123,454
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Bob Channing: If it wasn't for people like you, she'd just remain buried.
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References Falling Leaves (1912) See more »

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Difficult film to review
9 August 2019 | by marklear-1See all my reviews

I went to see this film following a strong review in Melbourne (Australia). However, I thought that it was very poorly assembled as a film. It seemed that the film's makers were keen to include absolutely everything they could find, and the choice of order for all these clips was baffling as well as non-stop. I will be the first in the queue to see another film made to cover the astonishing life of Alice Guy-Blache - she deserves better than this attempt.


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