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The Messenger: The Story Of Joan Of Arc

3 Ratings: 2.0
The Messenger: The Story Of Joan Of Arc - DVD - Drama

Starring Milla Jovovich, Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, John Malkovich   Directed by Luc Besson   Writer:  Andrew Birkin, Luc Besson   1999     

Director: Luc Besson
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Release Date: 12 November 1999
MPAA Rating: R
1 review about The Messenger: The Story Of Joan Of Arc

This movie should have been so much more

  • Dec 3, 2008
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+2
I actually give this 2 1/2 stars. After watching Milla Jovovitch in The Fifth Element, I was enchanted. So much facial expression and wonderful potential as a great actress. Her acting doesn't disappoint in this film either. The others in the cast are in top form also; John Malkovitch, Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway all give wonderful performances. The photography is stunning, the battles are exhilarating. And yet the movie falls short because of the poor presentation. There was no real connection, flow, or even story line between the battle sequences and her dream sequences. The editing fell short in tying the remarkable individual elements into one sensible theme. As another reviewer mentioned, it would have been better if this movie had less going for it from the start, such as the superb acting and extraordinary visuals. By the time we get toward the end of the movie when her conscious appears, I just wanted the movie to end.
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