Jeanne La Pucelle: Les Prisons
Jeanne La Pucelle: Les Prisons (2005)

This French epic chronicles the life of Joan of Arc as she tried to get the French Establishment to grant her an army to fight the British with. The film is almost 6 hours long and was designed to be shown in two separate parts with patrons… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: August 19, 2008
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An original political response to Joan's plight.

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Jeremy Heilman

Stripped of much of the incident that one would expect from an expansive biopic, but still remarkably satisfying, Rivette's two-film epic finds a psychological realism that's only enhanced by his unorthodox approach.

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