Jeanne la Pucelle Movie Review 1994

Information and Film Reviews for Jeanne la Pucelle the Movie

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Rivette's ambitious two-part production on the life of Joan of Arc. The first section, "The Battles," follows Joan (Bonnaire) as she becomes convinced that God has spoken to her, and that only she can lead the Dauphin's soldiers and end the English siege of Orleans. "The Prisons" finds the Dauphin crowned King Charles VII and no longer needing Joan's aid--in fact she becomes a hindrance to his plans and is sold to the English for trial and execution. French with subtitles.

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Available on VHS
Running time 241 minutes.
Originally from French.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Period Piece: 15th Century, This Is Your Life, Religion, Historical Drama, France, Royalty, French, Big Battles, Great Death Scenes, Order in the Court
Screenplay
Christine Laurent, Pascal Bonitzer
Cast
Sandrine Bonnaire, Andre Marcon, Jean-Louis Richard, Jean-Pierre Lorit
Cinematography
William Lubtchansky
Director
Jacques Rivette
Music
Jordi Savall

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