The Messenger: The Story Of Joan Of Arc - The Story of Joan of Arc
Columbia TriStar (1999)
Drama, War, Biography
In Collection
#118
0*
DVD
151 mins
IMDB 6.3

Milla Jovovich Joan of Arc
Dustin Hoffman The Conscience
Faye Dunaway Yolande D'Aragon
John Malkovich Charles VII
Tchéky Karyo Dunois
Vincent Cassel Gilles de Rais
Pascal Greggory The Duke of Alençon
Richard Ridings La Hire
Desmond Harrington Aulon
Gérard Depardieu Pierre Cauchon
Timothy West Pierre Cauchon
Tcheky Karyo

Director Luc Besson
Producer Luc Besson
Patrice Ledoux
Marc Jenny
Writer Luc Besson
Andrew Birkin
Cinematography Thierry Arbogast
Musician Eric Serra

The film is a biographical sketch of Joan of Arc (Mila Jovovich), set in the background of Anglo-French Hundred Years War of 15th century. Joan was an extremely religious young girl, who gets lead by a heavenly Conscience (Dustin Hoffman). After seeing the English destroying her hometown and brutally murdering and raping her sister, with the advise of the Conscience, she meets Charles the Dauphin (John Malkovich) and requests him to give her a chance to lead the French army to fight the English. Though skeptical, The Dauphin in a helpless condition, gives her a try. And, Joan ferociously fights the English army and rids Orleans and Reims from the English. This enables the Dauphin to be crowned without any hassles. But, the jealous Dauphin who thought that Joan could become a threat to himself too, jails Joan and ultimately sentences her to be burnt alive.

Edition Details
Audience Rating R (Restricted)
Country France
Language English
Distributor Sony Pictures
Edition Special Edition
Barcode 043396046078
Region Region 1
Chapters 28
Release Date 4/4/2000
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen (16:9)
Theatrical Widescreen (2.35:1)
Subtitles English; English (Closed Captioned)
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital 5.1 [English]
Dolby Digital 6.1 EX [English]
Dolby Digital Surround [English]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

Features
Interactive Menus "The Messenger: The Search For The Real Joan Of Arc" HBO First Look Isolated Music Score Theatrical Trailers Talent Files
Personal Details
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Purchase Price $9.95
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