• Seberg (2019)

Seberg

Release Date: December 13th, 2019

R |1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary

Seberg is inspired by true events about the French New Wave darling and Breathless star, Jean Seberg (Kristen Stewart), who in the late 1960s was targeted by the FBI because of her support of the civil rights movement and romantic involvement with Hakim Jamal (Anthony Mackie), among others. In Benedict Andrews noir-ish thriller, Sebergs life and career are destroyed by Hoovers overreaching surveillance and harassment in an effort to suppress and discredit Sebergs activism.

Cast: Anthony Mackie , Kristen Stewart , Jack O'Connell , Vince Vaughn , Zazie Beetz , Margaret Qualley

Director: Benedict Andrews

Genres: Biography , Drama , Thriller

Production Co: Phreaker Films,Bradley Pilz Productions,Automatik Entertainment,Nelly Films,Ingenious Media

Distributors: Amazon Studios

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The luminous Kristen Stewart keeps you glued throughout, giving a coolly compelling performance that becomes steadily more poignant as the subject unravels. show more

  • 70
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    Seberg somehow manages to pull off a tricky combination of radical politics, inter-racial sex and Hollywood tragedy while styling Stewart in Chanel. It’s quite a balancing act, but this is a film in which the story is just about strong enough to pull that heavy cart along. show more

  • 70
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    While director Andrews, most known for his stage work, doesn’t always know how to lift this story beyond banal biopic choices, he’s certainly tapped into something special with Stewart, who continues to reveal new layers with each film. show more

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