2018• Documentary •01h29
Fleeing to America after escaping her Nazi sympathiser husband, Hedy Lamarr then conquered Hollywood. Executive produced by Susan Sarandon, 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.
Director: Alexandra Dean
Casting: Hedy Lamarr
Release date: 06/06/2018
Festival 2 cinéma de Valenciennes - Student Award & Grand Prize - Documentary
« BOMBSHELL makes us discover a Hedy Lamarr in frequency hopping, unfixable on a single wave. (...) The documentary, in a way, unfolds in tune with this dissection of mechanisms, digging into the history of Lamarr, detailing the workings, the scale of this woman. » - Libération
« This documentary knows how to be as breathless as the multiple twists and turns of a wild trajectory. » - Rolling Stone