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Links to our threads on Carl Dreyer's The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928), Victor Fleming's Joan of Arc (1948), Otto Preminger's Saint Joan (1957), Robert Bresson's The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962), Philippe Ramos' The Silence of Joan (2011), The Hollow Crown (2012-2016), Kimberly Cutter's The Maid (in development) and Dana Stevens' The Maid and The Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc (in development). Link to a thread from Sep-Oct 2003 in which SDG and I butted heads over Joan of Arc. Links to our threads on earlier Bruno Dumont films Twentynine Palms (2003), Hadewijch (2009), Ou
Justin Chang @ Variety: Bruno Dumont, one of French cinema�s reigning pessimists, suspends his punishing view of mankind � at least momentarily � with �Hadewijch,� an austere, deeply questioning examination of a devout young woman having an intense crisis of faith. Less harsh and forbidding than the auteur�s recent work, yet played with the same deadly seriousness, the film is exquisitely molded, dramatically parched and entirely sincere, perhaps to a fault, while its engagement with both Christianity and Islam supplies a rich, potentially divisive talking point for fall festgoers. Dumont�s fo