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Young Joan of Arc comes to the palace in France to make The Dauphin King of France and is appointed to head the French Army. After winning many battles she is not needed any longer and soon she is thought of as a witch. Written by McGinty <McGinty@aol.com>

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In George Bernard Shaw's original play, first staged in 1923, a character in the epilogue mentions the then-recent canonization of Joan (this happened in 1920). Among Graham Greene's revisions to the play is to have the epilogue mention the Nazi occupation of Paris. See more »

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When Joan and the King stand by the river rallying the troops, the infantry men come running down the hill to join them. One of them falls on his face. See more »

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Archbishop of Rheims: An event that creates faith does not deceive. Therefore it is not a fraud, but a miracle.
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Jehanne condamnée par la justice des hommes
4 January 2000 | by (Auckland, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

It is amazing the number of film directors who have been inspired by Sainte Jeanne d'Arc... Otto Preminger was certainly one of the best known but his movie in spite of very good lines (Graham Greene certainly knew France and studied Jeanne) is a bit too theatrical.

His inspiration comes obviously from Carl Dreyers' "La passion de Jeanne d'Arc" and Jean Seberg is often as convincing as Falconetti and more beautiful than her 1928 predecessor...

I shall remember the simplicity of this Jeanne and her smile and her tears and her confrontation with the dogmas of the Church. Joan of Arc is eternal, she is on screen every 10 years. Let us wait for the next version of her story, a modern Hollywood one by a French director Luc Besson.


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