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Le jardin oublié: La vie et l'oeuvre d'Alice Guy-Blaché (1996)

The story of forgotten silent filmmaker Alice Guy and her more than 700 films.


Marquise Lepage


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Credited cast:
Alice Guy ... Herself (archive footage)
Roberta Blaché Roberta Blaché ... Herself (daughter-in-law of Alice Guy)
Adrienne Blaché-Channing Adrienne Blaché-Channing ... Herself (granddaughter of Alice Guy)
André Gaudreault André Gaudreault ... Himself (Université de Montréal)
Alison McMahan ... Herself
Nicolas Seydoux Nicolas Seydoux ... Himself (Gaumont)
Anthony Slide Anthony Slide ... Himself (historian)
Alan Williams ... Himself (historian)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Claudine Chatel ... Simone Blaché (English version) (voice)
Anne Dorval ... Alison McMahan (voice)
Françoise Faucher ... Simone Blaché / Alice Guy-Blaché (English version) (voice)
Kathleen Fee Kathleen Fee ... Adrienne Blaché-Channing (voice)
Jean-René Ouellet ... Alan Williams (voice)
Kelly Ricard Kelly Ricard ... Roberta Blaché (voice)
Paul Savoie ... Anthony Slide (voice)


The story of forgotten silent filmmaker Alice Guy and her more than 700 films.

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21 April 1996 (USA) See more »

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awful documentary about an amazing woman
24 January 2001 | by poop-7See all my reviews

The documentary was so incredibly cheesy and I really think they screwed up something good. It would have been so much better if they just would have presented the information (and shorter) but instead the director went with his own little thing...zooming in and out on flowers, going from black and white to color, having the mother and daughter talk in a scripted tone. Very weird. Please don't let that Marquise Lepage make a documentary about me!

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