Sunday, December 27, 2009

Historic Women in Film - Part III

Jeanne D'Arc (1899) – by Georges Melies'

Jeanne la Pucelle 1. Les Batailles (1993) [Alt: Joan the Maid 1.: The Battles] (Olivier Cruveiller, André Marcon, Sandrine Bonnaire as Jeanne d'Arc)

Jeanne la Pucelle 2. Les Prisons (1993) [Alt: Joan the Maid 1.: The Prisons] (Sandrine Bonnaire as Jeanne d'Arc)

Joan of Arc (1999) – Joan of Arc (Leelee Sobieski, Jacqueline Bisset, Olympia Dukakis, Shirley MacLaine, Peter O'Toole)

Joan of Arc (1948) – Joan of Arc (Ingrid Bergman as Joan, Francis L. Sullivan as Pierre Cauchon, Jose Ferrer as Charles VII, and J. Carrol Naish as the Count of Luxembourg)

Joan of Arc: The Virgin Warrior (in process)
Director: Ronald F. Maxwell(See

Joan the Woman (1916) - Joan of Arc (Geraldine Farrar as Joan)

Judith of Bethulia (1914) - by D.W. Griffith

Julia (1977) - Lillian Hellman (Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards, Hal Holbrook, Rosemary Murphy, Maximilian Schell)

Kristin Lavransdatter (1995). [Alt: Kransen, Kristin Lavransdotter] (Eliazbeth Matheson as Kristin)

La Vie en Rose (2007) - Edith Piaf (Marion Cotillard, Sylvie Testud, Pascal Greggory, Emmanuelle Seigner, Jean-Paul Rouve, Gérard Depardieu, Clotilde Courau, Jean-Pierre Martins, Catherine Allégret, Marc Barbé) [French]

Lady Godiva (1955) – Lady Godiva of Coventry (Maureen O'Hara as Godiva, George Nader as Lord Leofric, Rex Reason as Harold, and Torin Thatcher as Lord Godwin)

Lady Jane (1985) – Lady Jane Grey (Helena Bonham Carter & Cary Elwes)

Lady Sings the Blues (1972) - Billie Holiday (Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor)

Leonor (1975) - Mistress of the Devil (USA) (Liv Ullman)

Le moine et la sorcière [Alt: The Sorceress] France (1987) – Cult of St Guinefort (Tchéky Karyo and Christine Boisson)

Life of Sojourner Truth: Ain't I a Woman? - Sorjourner Truth

Madam Curie (1943) – Marie Curie (Greer Garson as Marie, Walter Pidgeon as Pierre, and Henry Travers as Eugene Curie)

Magnificat (1993) – medieval monasticism [Italian]

Marie Antoinette (1938) – Marie Antoinette (Norma Shearer as Marie, Tyrone Power as Count Axel de Fersen, John Barrymore as Louis XV, and Robert Morley as Louis XVI)

Marie Antoinette (2006) - Marie Antoinette (Kirsten Dunst, Marianne Faithfull, Steve Coogan, Judy Davis, Jason Schwartzman, Rose Byrne, Al Weaver, Shirley Henderson, Molly Shannon, Rip Torn)

Mary of Scotland (1936) – Mary Queen of Scots (Katharine Hepburn, Frederic March)

Mary, Queen of Scots (1971) – Mary Queen of Scots (Vanessa Redgrave as Mary, Queen of Scots, Glenda Jackson as Queen Elizabeth, Patrick McGoohan as James Stuart, Timothy Dalton as Henry, Lord Darnley, Nigel Davenport, Trevor Howard, Daniel Massey, Robert Dudley, Ian Holm)

Mata Hari (1931) - Mata Hari (Greta Garbo, Ramon Novarro, Lionel Barrymore, Lewis Stone)

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