Who played Joan of Arc in the OMD video?

Julia Tobin
Promotional video The video was directed by Steve Barron and featured Julia Tobin, an actress from the Royal Shakespeare Company as Joan of Arc. The promo video is included on the video version of The Best of OMD and on the bonus DVD of the 2007 reissue of Architecture & Morality.

Why did OMD write two songs about Joan of Arc?

In an interview in Beatmag, Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys were asked why their song lyrics were about such unusual topics as Enola Gay and Joan of Arc. This was their reply: Andy McCluskey: “Again it was us wanting to do something new and not be clichéd and repeat things.

Where was OMD Joan of Arc video filmed?

The video you saw was for ‘Maid Of Orleans’ and it was indeed filmed at Fountain’s Abbey in North Yorkshire.

What does the Maid of Orleans mean?

She is also known as the “Maid of Orléans.” Pucelle means “maid” and also signifies that she was a virgin, an important distinction given that her society held female virginity before marriage in high regard.

Why was Joan of Arc killed?

At Rouen in English-controlled Normandy, Joan of Arc, the peasant girl who became the savior of France, is burned at the stake for heresy. Joan was born in 1412, the daughter of a tenant farmer at Domremy, on the borders of the duchies of Bar and Lorraine.

What is Joan of Arc song about?

Songfacts®: Joan Of Arc was a young woman of modest means who rose to legend in France by leading an army to victory at Orléans against English forces. She was eventually captured, and in 1431, at age 19, she was burned at the stake. Cohen’s song imagines a conversation between Joan and the flames that consume her.

Who tried Joan Arc?

On January 3, 1431, Joan was transferred into Cauchon’s control for a price of 10,000 francs. She was brought to trial at Rouen, which was then controlled by England’s Earl of Warwick. On January 13, 1431, Joan’s trial began; she was tried by the Church (not the State.)

What was Joan of Arc’s job?

Military personnel
Military Leader
Joan of Arc/Professions

What religion did Joan deeply love?

the Catholic Church
She was not taught to read or write, but her pious mother, Isabelle Romée, instilled in her a deep love for the Catholic Church and its teachings.

Who sings Joan of Arc?

Leonard Cohen
Joan of Arc/Artists
“Joan of Arc” is a song by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen. It was released as a single in March 1971 from his third album, Songs of Love and Hate.

Who sang the song Buddy Holly?

Buddy Holly/Artists

How was Joan killed?

‘ According to historians, Joan of Arc was 19 when she was burnt at the stake in Rouen by the English on 30 May, 1431. She died of smoke inhalation. The Cardinal of Winchester is recorded as having ordered her to be burnt a second time.