• Unrated, 1 hr. 50 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Otto Preminger
    In Theaters:
    May 8, 1957 Wide
  • Warner Bros.

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Saint Joan Reviews

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

A work about Seberg -- a document on a restless, rebellious performer who, like her character, found herself trapped in a role

Full Review Source: CinePassion

April 1, 2010

TV Guide's Movie Guide

The fervor of the child-soldier is lost on the screen; she appears to be sweet and naive, not the calculating personality Shaw intended and wrote of in the play's prolog.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 23, 2007
A.H. Weiler
New York Times
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Mr. Preminger, his scenarist and his cast, who obviously were serious in tackling an important drama, have only fashioned a series of dissertations on an important theme.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

March 25, 2006

Time Out
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Even hardcore Preminger fans number this stage adaptation among his lesser works.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006

Film4

The then unknown Seberg in the central role is surrounded by an eminent cast, many of whom act as badly as she but seem above criticism.

Full Review Source: Film4

May 24, 2003
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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One of Otto Preminger's most underrated features.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

January 1, 2000
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Hollywood adaptations of plays rarely come off much worse than this B&W one did.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: D

January 1, 2000
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 2/5

July 5, 2005
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

February 7, 2005

Variety
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July 9, 2008
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