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Joan The Maid (Jeanne la Pucelle): The Battle, The Prisons

228 min
PN1997 .J636 2001 DVD

Joan the Maid offers an amazing portrayal of a simple young woman who is driven by her belief that she is destined to save France. Joan the Maid: The Battles follows Joan from her birth, through her response to inner voices, to triumphant early victories over the English. Joan the Maid: The Prisons continues with Joan and the Dauphin of France embarking on a series of victories. But Joan is eventually captured and imprisoned. She is tried for sorcery, impurity, wearing men's clothing, and refusal to submit to English rule, then condemned as a heretic and burned at the stake.

Cast: Sandrine Bonnaire, Andre Marcon, Jean-Louis Richard, Marcel Nozonnet. Directed by Jacques Rivette.

In French with English subtitles.

Distributed by Facets Video.

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