The Women Who Run Hollywood (2016)

05/16/2016 (FR) Documentary 52m
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The first talkie was directed by Alice Guy, the first color film was produced by Lois Weber, who directed more than 300 films over 10 years. Frances Marion wrote screenplays for the Hollywood Star Mary Pickford and won two Oscars, Dorothy Arzner was the most powerful film director in Hollywood. And what do all of them have in common? They are all women and they have all been forgotten. Incredibly, it also took until 2010 for the first woman, Kathryn Bigelow, to win the Oscar for Best Director. Even if underrepresented women have always played a big part in Hollywood and it is this part of the film history left untold that this documentary sets out to uncover.

  1. Clara Kuperberg

    Director, Writer

  2. Julia Kuperberg

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Paula Wagner

    Paula Wagner


  2. Lynda Obst


  3. Robin Swicord


  4. Ally Acker


  5. Cari Beauchamp


  6. Margaret Booth

    Margaret Booth

    Herself (archive footage)

  7. Lillian Gish

    Lillian Gish

    Herself (archive footage)

  8. Alice Guy-Blaché

    Alice Guy-Blaché

    Herself (archive footage)

  9. Lois Weber

    Lois Weber

    Herself (archive footage)

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The Women Who Run Hollywood

Original Title Et la femme créa Hollywood

Status Released

Original Language English

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