Film presentation: Saint Joan

Directed by Otto Preminger (U.S., 1957)

December 12, 2009

You Will Be Crowned King | Saint Joan | Warner Archive


Jean Seberg was chosen from thousands of applicants to play Joan of Arc in Preminger's version of George Bernard Shaw's play, adapted for the screen by Graham Greene. 110 minutes.


Presented as part of "Watching the Unwatchable: Films Confront Torture," in conjunction with Fernando Botero: The Abu Ghraib Series, by the Berkeley Art Museum, the Human Rights Center, and with special thanks to Professor Thomas Laqueur.