The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)

In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world's greatest army and liberate her country from its political and religious turmoil. Following her mission to reclaim god's diminished kingdom - through her amazing victories until her violent and untimely death.

Plot Keywords: france, rape, siege, biography, necrophilia, politics, orléans, hundred years' war, burned alive, heroine, burned at the stake, joan of arc, dauphin, 15th century, heretic, charles vii, 1420s, religious conviction, anachronistic, trebuchet

Original TitleJoan of Arc
DirectorLuc Besson
WritersLuc Besson, Andrew Birkin
Production CompaniesGaumont, Okko Production
Production CountriesCzech Republic, France
Spoken LanguagesEnglish, Latin

Alternate Titles

Joana D'Arc de Luc Besson
Посланниця: історія Жанни д'Арк
Jeanne d'Arc
Joan of Arc
Luc Besson's Johanna von Orleans