Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
BOMBSHELL opened in theaters on November 24, 2017.
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BOMBSHELL is a Zeitgeist Films release in association with Kino Lorber. To book this film please contact Nancy Gerstman or Emily Russo or call 212-274-1989.
Alexandra Dean is an Emmy award-winning journalist and producer. She produced news-magazine documentaries for PBS before becoming a series and documentary producer at Bloomberg television producing the series Innovators, Adventures and Pursuits. She also writes about invention for “Businessweek” magazine. Today she is a founding partner at Reframed Pictures.
Written and Directed by
Regina K. Scully
Director of Photography
Buddy Squires, ASC
A production of Reframed Pictures
and American Masters Pictures
in association with
Submarine Entertainment, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Artemis Rising and Dogwoof
“Critic's Pick. Very enjoyable... Ms. Dean relates Lamarr’s ventures, those onscreen and off, with savvy and narrative snap, fluidly marshaling a mix of original interviews and archival material that includes film clips, home movies and other footage.” – Manohla Dargis, The New York Times
“A masterful portrait of a most complex character... Restores Lamarr’s rightful place in the history not only of film, but of science as well.” – Yael Friedman, The Economist
“A thoroughly engaging, eye-opening showbiz doc!” – John DeFore, The Hollywood Reporter
“Bombshell becomes not just a stupendous tribute to Lamarr, but also a tribute to every brilliant woman ignored.” – Kristy Puchko, The Nerdist
“Superb... Recognition (and compensation) proved elusive in Lamarr’s lifetime, but in this marvelous documentary, a brilliant woman...finally gets her due.” – Chuck Wilson, The Village Voice
“Completely absorbing and well-researched... so filled with new revelations about Lamarr’s extraordinary life and achievements.” – David Noh, Film Journal
“A thrilling account of Lamarr's adventures.” – , Entertainment Weekly
“Moving and inspiring.” – Jason Bailey , Flavorwire