Saint Joan (1957) Otto Preminger's film, based on George Bernard Shaw's play, catapulted Iowa's Jean Seberg to stardom, as she portrayed the famed teenager in 15th-century France whose claim of hearing angels leads to her commanding an army against English invaders and, later, being tried for heresy and sent to the stake. Richard Widmark, Richard Todd and John Gielgud also star. Special video edition includes a short feature on the making of the movie. 131 min. total.