R | | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Most of the characters in the film, including Joan's captains, were real historical persons. Giles de Rais (Vincent Cassel) was a real person who, after the war and Joan's death, retired to his lands. Years later he was arrested for the murder of more than 100 ... ...
1420. Henry V, King of England, and Charles VI, King of France, sign the Treaty of Troyes. The treaty states that the kingdom of France will belong to England upon the king's death. But the two kings die a few months apart. Henry VI is the new king ...
At the beginning of the film, explanatory text indicating the year 1420 accompanies a map of Europe displaying the two combatants, England and France, but neither is shown correctly. The whole island of Great Britain is labeled England, even though Scotland remained a separate country until 1707, while France is shown with borders it would not attain until 1766. In fact, Scotland fought with France against England and Burgundy in the Hundred Years' War.
$6,360,968 (USA) (14 November 1999)
$14,276,317 (USA) (14 January 2000)
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