From the Journals of Jean Seberg

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From the Journals of Jean Seberg ★★ 1995

An imaginary look at the life of the ill-fated actress, who began her career as a 17-year-old, miscast in Otto Preminger's “Saint Joan,” achieved fame in Godard's “Breathless,” and became a suicide at age 40 in 1979. Seberg (Hurt) dispassionately narrates her life story as she views film clips, from smalltown Iowa teenager to would-be star, through abusive relationships, drugs and drinking, political activisim, and FBI harassment. 97m/C VHS, DVD . Mary Beth Hurt; D: Mark Rappaport; W: Mark Rappaport; C: Mark Daniels.