The Great Kate peeps behind the scenes of the golden era of Hollywood to discover exactly how and why Katherine Hepburn became one of the most famous actresses in the glamorous world of cinema.
She was an intellectual outsider with a headstrong personality who embodied a completely new charismatic female on screen. Creating an image is nothing new in Hollywood, but she managed to control her own by skilfully playing with the studio system.
Katharine Hepburn managed an unbelievable 60-year career, keeping an outstanding open mind, staying provocative and timeless – something that still fascinates us even today.
An ARTE/AVRO co-production