Sigourney Weaver, the most iconic action heroine

2024 • 53' • French & English

Poster of Sigourney Weaver,  the most iconic action heroine

Director(s): Bärbel Merseburger-Sill • Producer(s): Dokness • Coproducer(s): ARTE • Country of production: Germany • Format(s): HD

What happens when a young, unknown actress becomes the first female action hero and an international movie star?

With her appearance in ALIEN in 1979, Sigourney Weaver made cinema history: for the first time a woman had played the lead role in an action movie. 45 years later, with blockbusters such as GHOSTBUSTERS and AVATAR under her belt, she remains an adored icon, with an incomparable career that has cemented the path of emancipation for female roles.


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