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FRANCE | 138 minutes | 2019

It’s 1429. As she prepares to lead the battle of Paris, Joan of Arc has no inkling that she will mark history, be imprisoned by the Burgundians, stand trial in Rouen, be accused of witchcraft and burnt at the stake. After Jeanette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc, Bruno Dumont continues his adaptation of Charles Péguy’s play with a second instalment that’s more stripped-down, contemplative and visceral, where the unshakable conviction of the heroine (astonishingly played by the young Lise Leplat Prudhomme) and the delectably off-the-wall score by Christophe are equalled only by the absurdity and cruelty of Joan’s tragic destiny.

"Dumont’s boldest move, and the one that provides the film’s emotive drive, is the casting of 10-year-old Lise Leplat Prudhomme as Joan. She was the younger Joan in Jeanette, and more than lives up to the role’s iconic dimensions, partly because of her seraphic looks and clear, defiant gaze, which confronts the men around her like lasers set to full power." Screendaily

Special Jury Mention - Un certain regard, Cannes Film Festival

Programs

Saturday October 12, 2019

Program #49
13:00
Cinéma Impérial

Monday October 14, 2019

Program #140
17:45
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 17

Bruno Dumont

No biography

2019, Joan of Arc

2018, Coincoin and the Extra-Humans

2017, Jeannette

2016, Slack Bay

2014, Lil’Quinquin

2013, Camille Claudel 1915

2011, Hors Satan/Outside Satan

2009, Hadewijch

2006, Flandres

2003, Twentynine Palms

1999, Humanity

1997, The Life of Jesus

distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Bruno Dumont
  • Producer Jean Bréhat
  • Cast Lise Leplat Prudhomme, Fabrice Luchini, Annick Lavieville

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