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Joan of Arc France 2019 | 138 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2019

Bruno Dumont

With his films L’Humanité (1999) and Flanders (2006), BRUNO DUMONT (*1958) won the Jury Prize at Cannes. In 2017, he had already made a film about the French national icon: Jeannette – L’Enfance de Jeanne d'Arc.

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The demythologisation of an icon: Bruno Dumont tells the story of the life and death of Jeanne D’Arc as an idiosyncratic biopic that veers from musical to psychological action film. France, 1430: Jeanne’s fall from grace has begun. At the head of the King’s army, she is defeated at Compiègne, trusted allies abandon her, intrigues are spun – until finally the young woman is taken prisoner, brought before a Church court and condemned to death as a heretic. The film splits Jeanne’s final phase of life into two parts, the battle and the trial, and tells the story in an extremely stylised manner – as epic theatre about the end of a woman who later became a saint and national hero.

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ST. PAULI THEATER
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Orig. Title: Jeanne
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Section: Voilà!
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Director: Bruno Dumont
Screenplay: Bruno Dumont, basierend auf den Romanen “Les Batailles” und “Rouen” von Charles Péguy
Cast: Lise Leplat Prudhomme, Jean-François Causeret, Daniel Dienne, Fabien Fenet, Robert Hanicotte, Yves Habert
Producer: Jean Bréhat,Rachid Bouchareb,Muriel Merlin
Sprachfassung: OV with English subtitles
Music: Christophe
Director of Photography: David Chambille
Production Design: Erwan Legal
Editor: Bruno Dumont, Basile Belkhiri
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Format: dcp
Printsource:
German Distributor: Grandfilm
World Sales: Luxbox
Production: 3B Productions
Contact: Patrick Horn, Grandfilm Verleih: ph@grandfilm.de

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