From the Journals of Jean Seberg

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Release Date: March 01, 1996Running Time: 97 mins.
MPAA Rating: None
Genre: Documentary, Experimental

Mary Beth Hurt
Mark Rappaport
Mark Rappaport
Coleen Fitzgibbon

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Jean Seberg's story, from her Cinderella-like rise to celebrity in Otto Preminger's SAINT JOAN in 1957 to her equally precipitous fall after the movie was released, through her resurrection as a star in Godard's BREATHLESS to her death, officially labeled a suicide, in 1979, is examined through clips from a wide range of her films and other films of the time. But FROM THE JOURNALS OF JEAN SEBERG is hardly a conventional "bio-pic". A political and emotional casualty of the '60s, Seberg's life and work is recast in a political context. Portrayed by Mary Beth Hurt in a fictitious autobiography, Seberg herself re-examines her roles and assesses her place and that of people with whom she worked i... Full Summary >>