Joan of Arc (miniseries)

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Joan of Arc
JoanofArcFilm1999.jpg
DVD cover for the film
Distributed by CBC (Canada)
CBS (USA)
Directed by Christian Duguay
Produced by Peter Bray
Written by Michael Alexander Miller
Ronald Parker
Starring Leelee Sobieski
Peter O'Toole
Jacqueline Bisset
Powers Boothe
Music by Asher Ettinger
Charlotte Church
(special vocals)
Cinematography Pierre Gill
Editing by Ralph Brunjes
Country United States
Language English
Release date
  • May 15, 1999 (1999-05-15)
Running time 140 minutes (180 minutes - uncut version)

Joan of Arc is a 1999 two-part television miniseries about the 15th century Catholic saint of the same name. The film stars Leelee Sobieski as Saint Joan. A joint production of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Alliance Atlantis Communications, the film was shown internationally in 1999.

The miniseries received thirteen Primetime Emmy Awards nominations and four Golden Globe Award nominations.

Plot[edit]

The miniseries tells the story of Joan of Arc, from her birth in 1412 until her death in 1431.

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Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Nominee(s) Result
1999 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or a Movie Michael Joy, Shannon Grover, Martin Martinec Nominated
Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie, or a Special Deirdre Bowen, Susan Glicksman, Fern Orenstein Nominated
Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special John Hay Nominated
Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special Christian Duguay Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Leelee Sobieski Nominated
Outstanding Miniseries Joan of Arc Nominated
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Peter O'Toole Won
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Jacqueline Bisset Nominated
Olympia Dukakis Nominated
Television Critics Association Awards Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials Won
2000 Golden Globe Awards Best Miniseries or Television Film Joan of Arc Nominated
Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film Leelee Sobieski Nominated
Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Peter O'Toole Nominated
Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Jacqueline Bisset Nominated
Satellite Awards Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film Leelee Sobieski Nominated
Best Miniseries Joan of Arc Nominated

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