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Saint Joan Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 1, 2000
Hollywood adaptations of plays rarely come off much worse than this B&W one did.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
May 22, 2016
The endless talk is of institution vs. individual, Church vs. the girl's "heretical" voices-visions, France vs. Burgundy vs. England, at the molasses pace of a celluloid lecture.
Emanuel Levy
July 5, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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A.H. Weiler
New York Times
March 25, 2006
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 | Original Score: 2/5

May 24, 2003
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.
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Time Out
February 9, 2006
Even hardcore Preminger fans number this stage adaptation among his lesser works.

TV Guide
October 23, 2007
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 | Original Score: 2.5/4
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
February 7, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Fernando F. Croce
April 1, 2010
A work about Seberg -- a document on a restless, rebellious performer who, like her character, found herself trapped in a role
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
One of Otto Preminger's most underrated features.
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