Joan of Arc (TV Movie) (1999)

Aka: Jeanne d'Arc (French title)

Joan of Arc
Ten years before her death, Joan hears voices. Six years later, from the village of Domremy, she begins her mission to unite France under King Charles. First she leads a defense of Vaucouleurs against the Burgundians, then obtains safe passage to Charles, the Dauphin. He uses her, as the embodiment of the mythical "Maid of Lorraine," to raise an army, and he sends her to the rescue of Orléans. After Charles is crowned, Joan leads a disastrous campaign in Paris, where her brother dies. Then she's the victim of Charles's manipulations: she's captured in Burgundy, sold to the English, examined by Bishop Cauchon, found a heretic by the Inquisition, and burned at the stake.

Leelee Sobieski....Joan D'Arc
Jacqueline Bisset....Isabelle D'Arc
Powers Boothe....Jacques D'Arc
Neil Patrick Harris....The Dauphin, later King Charles VII of France
Maury Chaykin....Sir Robert de Baudricourt
Olympia Dukakis....Mother Babette
Jonathan Hyde....Duke of Bedford
Robert Loggia....Father Monet
Shirley MacLaine....Madame de Beaurevoir
Peter O'Toole....Bishop Cauchon
Maximilian Schell....Brother John Le'Maitre
Peter Strauss....La Hire
Chad Willett....Jean de Metz
Ron White....Dunois
Jaimz Woolvett....Duke of Burgundy

Original Broadcaster(s): CBC

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byClick here to see the profile of this user helen725, June 7, 2011
Leelee Sobieski is fantastic in this movie, she is like a younger Helen Hunt.

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