Procès de Jeanne d'Arc (Trial of Joan of Arc) Reviews

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TIME Magazine
March 5, 2013
Bresson's treatment of the Trial of Joan is characteristically ascetic; but it is also quintessential history, unique and timeless, graced with a master's touch.
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Variety Staff
Variety
July 6, 2010
Using non-actors, there are no false dramatics. This unveils another side of the oft-filmed tale, and the state and church politics of that century.
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Melissa Anderson
Village Voice
December 15, 2009
A new way to access and appreciate history's most remarkable adolescent visionary.
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
March 25, 2006
It warrants a look.
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Gilbert Adair
Time Out
March 25, 2006
The tension generated by juxtaposing such humiliation with the serenely beautiful text (from the transcription of the trial) resolves itself in the unforgettable final image.