Joan the Maid: the Battles/the Prisons

Overview

As a companion to Dreyer's The Passion of Joan of Arc, French New Wave filmmaker Jacques Rivette directed the five-hour historical epic Jeanne la Pucelle (Joan the Maid), reduced to less than four hours for its U.S. release. Both parts (The Battles and The Prisons) are presented here in this two-disc set from Facets. Each film is presented with a widescreen transfer. The Dolby Digital soundtrack is in the original French language with optional English subtitles. Special features include filmographies and essays ...
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Overview

As a companion to Dreyer's The Passion of Joan of Arc, French New Wave filmmaker Jacques Rivette directed the five-hour historical epic Jeanne la Pucelle (Joan the Maid), reduced to less than four hours for its U.S. release. Both parts (The Battles and The Prisons) are presented here in this two-disc set from Facets. Each film is presented with a widescreen transfer. The Dolby Digital soundtrack is in the original French language with optional English subtitles. Special features include filmographies and essays about Rivette and the French New Wave, along with a filmography for star Sandrine Bonnaire. Also includes a historical timeline and essays on the history of Joan of Arc. This is a highly recommended set for an acclaimed film.
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Special Features

Background filmographies of Sandrine Bonnaire and Jacques Rivette; Detailed essays about Jacques Rivette and the French New Wave, as well as the history of Joan of Arc ; Historical timeline
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/22/2001
  • UPC: 736899415037
  • Rating:

  • Source: Facets
  • Language: Fran├žais
  • Time: 3:48:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 79,015

Scene Index

Side #1 -- Joan the Maid: The Battles
20. Chapters
1. Intro Credits [7:17]
2. Vaucouleurs en Borrois [7:37]
3. Jean de Metz [21:04]
4. Joan Is Called [8:11]
5. Inquest of Faith [14:28]
6. The Village of Checy [19:26]
7. Saint-Loup [9:44]
8. Assault on the Augustins [6:16]
9. Joan's Inquiry [9:25]
10. Joan Invades the City [5:38]
11. End Credits [3:09]
Side #2 -- Joan the Maid: The Prisons
0. Chapters
1. Opening Credits [6:22]
2. The Crowning of Dauphin [13:12]
3. The Camp of la Chapelle [9:48]
4. Surrender! [5:24]
5. The Truce [8:48]
6. Saint Denis France [8:00]
7. The Attack on the Fort of Margny [7:29]
8. The Castle of Jean de Luxembourg [13:05]
9. Jeanne de Bethunes [7:56]
10. Sentence in Roven [9:51]
11. Placed in Irons [18:00]
12. The Death of Joan the Maid [7:40]
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Menu

Side #1 -- Joan the Maid: The Battles
   Play Feature
   Background
      Filmography
         Sandrine Bonnaire
         Jacques Rivette
      Film Info
         Read From Beginning
         Jacques Rivette and the French New Wave
         Jacques Rivette and Joan of Arc
         Joan of Arc on Screen
         Joan the Maid
      Historical Timeline
Side #2 -- Joan the Maid: The Prisons
   Play Feature
   Background
      Filmography
         Sandrine Bonnaire
         Jacques Rivette
      Film Info
         Read From Beginning
         Jacques Rivette and the French New Wave
         Jacques Rivette and Joan of Arc
         Joan of Arc on Screen
         Joan the Maid
      Historical Timeline
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