was originally offered the role of Joan. Rumor had it she turned it down because her husband, Mel Ferrer
, wasn't offered the role of the Dauphin, but Ferrer denied this. See more
St.Joan of Arc
There's no help, no council in any of you. I thought I would have friends in the court of France, and I find only wolves fighting for pieces of her poor torn body. I believed that you, who now cast me out, would be like strong towers to keep harm from me. But I'm wiser now and nobody is any the worse for being wiser. Don't think you can frighten me by telling me that I'm alone. France is alone... and God is alone... and what is my loneliness before the loneliness of my country and my God?