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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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Under-funded and over-ambition Part 2
29 November 2010 | by ken_bethellSee all my reviews

What I said regarding Part 1 is still irrelevant for Part 2. Both films lack the ability of conveying the magnitude of events in France at that period. The relief of Orleans is said to have been an engagement involving around 15,000 soldiers but at no time do you feel it is more than a skirmish. When Joan, with a half-dozen soldiers in support, shouts up at the walls of Paris for its surrender I can only surmise that arrows were shot at her because no rotten fruit was available! Yes I know she probably had an army behind her but that's not the impression the viewer gets. Such events as heroic leaders leading mass armies into battle may have been clichéd by films like El Cid but they still stir the spirit. This film never does. The war of words that follow with her imprisonment and trial by the English lacked any intellectual substance. Interestingly the film does not portray the English as the villains.This is reserved for the duplicitous French noblemen. France created St.Joan and clearly accepts the blame for her demise which is the only message this film conveys.


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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

9 February 1994 (France) See more »

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France

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