This film rediscovers Hollywood wild-child, Hedy Lamarr, not only as an actress but as the brilliant mind who coinvented 1940s wireless technology.
Filmmakers: Alexandra Dean
Runtime: 90 mins
Fleeing to America after escaping her Nazi sympathiser husband, Hedy Lamarr then conquered Hollywood. Executive produced by Susan Sarandon with Lamarr's letters read by Diane Kruger, this is the ultimate portrait of Hollywood wild-child, Hedy Lamarr. Known as 'the most beautiful woman in the world', she was infamous for her marriages and affairs with everyone from Spencer Tracy to JFK. This film rediscovers her, not only as an actress, but as the brilliant mind who coinvented 1940's wireless technology.
Tribeca Film Festival 2017
Jerusalem Film Festival 2017
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.
Director: Alexandra Dean
Executive Producer: Susan Sarandon, Michael Kantor
Producer: Adam Haggiag, Alexandra Dean, Katherine Drew
Co-Producers: David Koh and Dan Braun
Supported by: The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Reframed Pictures, Submarine, American Masters, Artemis.