Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché

Director Pamela B. Green documents the career of Alice Guy-Blaché, the first female film director, and seeks to find out why this artist faded from memory.

2019Rating: G, General103 minsUSA
DocumentaryHistorical
66%
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Variety

Variety

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The enterprise would be something to celebrate if the movie itself weren’t so flawed...

The Washington Post

The Washington Post

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Thank goodness “Be Natural” is here to set a brilliant, distinguished, invaluable record straight.

The New York Times

The New York Times

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By the end of “Be Natural,” you won’t only have a clear idea of who this remarkable woman was; you may well have acquired a new taste in old movies.

Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

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The film is a must for aficionados.

4.0
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

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A vital effort to right past wrongs and fix the messes made by (mostly) men.

NPR

NPR

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Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché works hard to carve her name in the firmament, making an expansive argument for her as a pioneer in technique, a varied and gifted artist, and a shrewd businesswoman.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

As a teaching and consciousness-raising tool, it will be an indispensable resource.

Variety

Variety

press

The enterprise would be something to celebrate if the movie itself weren’t so flawed...

The Washington Post

The Washington Post

press

Thank goodness “Be Natural” is here to set a brilliant, distinguished, invaluable record straight.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

By the end of “Be Natural,” you won’t only have a clear idea of who this remarkable woman was; you may well have acquired a new taste in old movies.

Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

press

The film is a must for aficionados.

4.0
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

A vital effort to right past wrongs and fix the messes made by (mostly) men.

NPR

NPR

press

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché works hard to carve her name in the firmament, making an expansive argument for her as a pioneer in technique, a varied and gifted artist, and a shrewd businesswoman.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

As a teaching and consciousness-raising tool, it will be an indispensable resource.

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