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Joan the Maid 2: The Prisons (1994)

Jeanne la Pucelle II - Les prisons (original title)
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Film about the later life of Joan Of Arc including her trial and execution.

Director:

Jacques Rivette

Writers:

Pascal Bonitzer (dialogue), Christine Laurent (dialogue)
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Sandrine Bonnaire ... Jeanne d'Arc
André Marcon ... Charles, Dauphin de France
Jean-Louis Richard Jean-Louis Richard ... La Trémoille
Marcel Bozonnet Marcel Bozonnet ... Regnault de Chartres
Patrick Le Mauff Patrick Le Mauff ... Jean Bâtard d'Orléans
Didier Sauvegrain Didier Sauvegrain ... Raoul de Gaucourt
Jean-Pierre Lorit ... Jean d'Alençon
Bruno Wolkowitch ... Gilles de Laval
Romain Lagarde Romain Lagarde ... Nicolas
Florence Darel Florence Darel ... Jeanne d'Orléans
Pierre Baillot Pierre Baillot ... Jacques Boucher
Germain Rousseau Germain Rousseau ... Le confesseur du Dauphin
Emmanuel de Chauvigny Emmanuel de Chauvigny ... Gros-Garrau
Mathias Jung Mathias Jung ... Jean Pasquerel
Mathieu Busson Mathieu Busson ... Louis de Coutes
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Film about the later life of Joan Of Arc including her trial and execution.

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The closest story of Joan of Arc as of all movies about her
30 September 2005 | by prazbinSee all my reviews

Sandrine Bonnaire captured my attention in this old early 90s movie which can give the impression that it's 60s or 70s something movie.

I was eight years old when the two part movie came out, but I only seen it this year. The story really is the most original of all the movies made about Joan of Arc, like Joan of Arc (1999) and The Messenger (1999), these movies couldn't compare to Jeanne la Pucelle. What's original, you hear the French speak French and the English speak English like it would have been at the time of the real Joan of Arc, the 1999 movies don't have that.

When Joan is burned to the stake, she's dressed like a priest (with some sort of pointy hat like the pope), holds her hands in prayer with a small cross in between, screams once for Jesus and the ending credits appear. As I watched this, I stood in front of my TV making the sign of the cross, it was a very sad part, but was the best ending in a Joan of Arcs movie do to the drama.

Amen !


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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

9 February 1994 (France) See more »

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