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‘BE NATURAL’ The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché
When Alice Guy-Blaché completed her first film in 1896 Paris, she was not only the first female filmmaker, but one of the first directors ever to make a narrative film. In Be Natural, Pamela B. Green acts as a detective, revealing the real story of Guy-Blaché and highlighting her pioneering contributions to the birth of cinema and her acclaim as a creative force and entrepreneur in the earliest years of movie-making.
Narrated by Jodie Foster, the film features commentary from Diablo Cody, Geena Davis, Julie Delpy, Ava DuVernay, Michel Hazanavicius, Patty Jenkins, Ben Kingsley, Andy Samberg, Agnès Varda, Evan Rachel Wood and more.
★★★★★ a love letter to early cinema and a fascinating detective story all in one – Eye For Film
★★★★★ a timely celebration of a true pioneer of early cinema – Total Film
★★★★ hectic, garrulous, fascinating – The Guardian
★★★★ timely documentary recalls the life of a pioneering female director – Financial Times
★★★★ Educational and entertaining – Time Out
★★★★ It’s a commendable revival of the legacy of one of cinema’s pioneering female figure – Empire
NARRATED BY JODIE FOSTER
PRODUCED, DIRECTED AND EDITED BY
PAMELA B. GREEN
The film expires 48 hours from purchase point and the price on Be Natural is GBP £4.49.
Duration 140 minutes