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JEANNETTE, THE CHILDHOOD OF JOAN OF ARC

by Bruno Dumont

synopsis

France, 1425. In the midst of the Hundred Years' War, the young Jeannette, at the still tender age of 8, looks after her sheep in the small village of Domremy. One day, she tells her friend Hauviette how she cannot bear to see the suffering caused by the English. Madame Gervaise, a nun, tries to reason with the young girl, but Jeannette is ready to take up arms for the salvation of souls and the liberation of the Kingdom of France. Carried by her faith, she will become Joan of Arc.

international title: Jeannette, the Childhood of Joan of Arc
original title: Jeannette, l'enfance de Jeanne d'Arc
country: France
sales agent: Luxbox
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: Bruno Dumont
film run: 115'
release date: FR 6/09/2017, ES 16/03/2018
screenplay: Bruno Dumont
cast: Lise Leplat Prudhomme, Jeanne Voisin, Lucile Gauthier, Victoria Lefebvre
cinematography by: Guillaume Deffontaines
music: Gautier Serre
producer: Jean Bréhat
production: Taos Films, ARTE France
backing: Pictanovo Région Hauts de France, Le Fresnoy
distributor: Memento Films Distribution, La Aventura