The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)


In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world's greatest army and liberate her country from its political and religious turmoil. Following her mission to reclaim god's diminished kingdom - through her amazing victories until her violent and untimely death.

Director: Luc Besson
Writer: Luc Besson

Release Date: 1999-10-27
Status: Released
Run time: 158 min / 2:38
Budget: $85,000,000
Revenue: $66,976,317
Production Companies : Gaumont, Okko Production
Production Countries: Czech Republic, France



Milla Jovovich
Joan of Arc
Dustin Hoffman
The Conscience
Faye Dunaway
Yolande of Aragon
John Malkovich
Charles VII
Vincent Cassel
Gilles de Rais
Tchéky Karyo
Jean de Dunois
Rab Affleck
Stéphane Algoud
Look Out
Edwin Apps
David Bailie
English Judge
Timothy Bateson
English Judge
David Begg
Christian Bergner
Andrew Birkin
Dominic Borrelli
English Judge
John Boswall
Old Priest
Matthew Bowyer
The Bludgeoned French Soldier
Paul Brooke
Domremy's Priest
Bruce Byron
Joan's Father
Charles Cork
Vaucouleurs' Priest
Patrice Cossoneau
Tony D'Amario
Compiegne's Mayor
Daniel Daujon
Church's Peer
Tonio Descanvelle
Philippe du Janerand
Sissi Duparc
Mary of Anjou's Lady's Companion
Barbara Elbourn
The Aunt
Christian Erickson
La Tremoille
David Barber
English Judge
Joseph Rezwin
Poitiers' Inquisitor
Jemima West
Christian Barbier


Writing Luc Besson Screenplay
Production Luc Besson Producer
Production Marc Jenny Executive Producer
Production Patrice Ledoux Producer
Production Oldrich Mach Executive Producer
Sound Eric Serra Music
Camera Thierry Arbogast Director of Photography
Editing Sylvie Landra Editor
Directing Luc Besson Director
Writing Andrew Birkin Writer
Production Martina Kubesova Casting
Production Lucinda Syson Casting
Production Tomáš Zelenka Casting
Costume & Make-Up Catherine Leterrier Costume Design
Crew Michael E. Phillips Post Production Consulting

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