Joan the Pope

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Somewhere in Europe in the IXth century, the destiny of Joan is being played out: that of a naive and gentle young woman. After her father’s death, she begins to work as a copyist in a monastery where she becomes attached and soon falls in love with a cheerful monk named Fromentin. The two are made to face a world that is perverted in its own faith and plagued by violence.

Festivals: 

Belfort International Film Festival – best debut feature

Jean Breschand

Jean Breschand is a French director and a screenwriter. “Joan the Pope” is his debut feature film.