5.7/10
396
11 user 11 critic

Johanna (2005)

Johanna, a young drug addict, falls into a deep coma after an accident. Doctors miraculously manage to save her from death's doorstep. Touched by grace, Johanna cures patients by offering ... See full summary »

Director:

Reviews
8 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Delta (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A man comes home to meet his mother and sister after many years away. He finds his mother living with a new boyfriend, and his sister to be grown-up. He begins to settle down in this new ... See full summary »

Director: Kornél Mundruczó
Stars: Félix Lajkó, Orsolya Tóth, Lili Monori
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A boy returns home from the institution where he grew up, but finds he is not welcome there. He fights to win the love of his family until matters escalate shockingly.

Director: Kornél Mundruczó
Stars: Rudolf Frecska, Lili Monori, Kornél Mundruczó
Szép napok (2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Peter returned from prison in his native city, in the hope that it will begin happy days. With surprise he learns that his sister became a foster mother to the newborn boy, but a real ... See full summary »

Director: Kornél Mundruczó
Stars: Tamás Polgár, Orsolya Tóth, Kata Wéber
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A young man lives in rural Hungary with his girlfriend Mari. Also on the scene is her homosexual brother. Mari doesn't know that when the two men go to work in the city they raise cash by ... See full summary »

Director: Kornél Mundruczó
Stars: Ervin Nagy, Roland Rába, Martina Kovács
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Separated identical twins ride an Orient Express unaware of each other: a feminist anarchist and a hedonistic courtesan, living under the powder-keg Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Separate ... See full summary »

Director: Ildikó Enyedi
Stars: Dorota Segda, Oleg Yankovskiy, Paulus Manker
Fehér isten (2014)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Thirteen-year-old Lili fights to protect her dog Hagen. She is devastated when her father eventually sets Hagen free on the streets. Still innocently believing love can conquer any difficulty, Lili sets out to find her dog and save him.

Director: Kornél Mundruczó
Stars: Zsófia Psotta, Sándor Zsótér, Lili Horváth
Lost and Found I (2005)
Animation | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

"Lost and Found" is a film project for which six young filmmakers from Central and Eastern Europe have each developed a short film on the theme of "generation". Together, these six short ... See full summary »

Directors: Stefan Arsenijevic, Nadejda Koseva, and 4 more credits »
Stars: Ana Ularu, Valentin Popescu, Zsolt Trill
Syskonsalt (TV Movie 2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The siblings Linus, 19-years-old, who are taking driving licence and Vanja, 17-years-old, who's still in school. Their mom Eva works night shift at a hotel. We get to follow them during one... See full summary »

Director: Linus Tunström
Stars: Lina Englund, Chatarina Larsson, Daniel Larsson
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Aryan is a Syrian refugee trying to make his way into Hungary from Serbia, along with his father and many other wretched souls. They are all caught, and find themselves in a web of cynicism and corruption.

Director: Kornél Mundruczó
Stars: Merab Ninidze, Zsombor Jéger, György Cserhalmi
La coupure (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The story of a love relationship between a brother and sister and an eventual breakup that will forever change their lives.

Director: Jean Châteauvert
Stars: Jean-François Boisvenue, Manon Brunelle, Valérie Cantin
Play I (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

An astute observation based on real cases of bullying. In central Gothenburg, Sweden, a group of boys, aged 12-14, robbed other children on about 40 occasions between 2006 and 2008. The ... See full summary »

Director: Ruben Östlund
Stars: Anas Abdirahman, Sebastian Blyckert, Yannick Diakité
Visszaesök (1983)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Based on a true story, a love affair develops between a half brother and half-sister. When pregnancy results and word gets out the public is outraged.

Director: Zsolt Kézdi-Kovács
Stars: Lili Monori, Miklós B. Székely, Mari Töröcsik
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Johanna (as Orsi Tóth)
Eszter Wierdl ...
Johanna's Voice
...
Young Doctor
Tamás Kóbor ...
Young Doctor's Voice
Dénes Gulyás ...
Professor
József Hormai ...
1st Doctor
Sándor Kecskés ...
2nd Doctor
Viktória Mester ...
1st Nurse
Hermina Fátyol ...
2nd Nurse
Andrea Meláth ...
3rd Nurse
Kálmán Somody ...
Cleaning Man
János Klézli ...
Fireman
Géza Gábor ...
Patient
Kolos Kováts ...
Patient
Sándor Egri ...
Patient
Edit

Storyline

Johanna, a young drug addict, falls into a deep coma after an accident. Doctors miraculously manage to save her from death's doorstep. Touched by grace, Johanna cures patients by offering her body. The head doctor is frustrated by her continued rejection of him and allies himself with the outraged hospital authorities. They wage war against her but the grateful patients join forces to protect her. This is a filmic and musical interpretation of the Passion of Joan of Arc. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Musical

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 November 2005 (Hungary)  »

Also Known As:

Ioana  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Could not stay seated to watch the whole thing
14 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

Sat through about what seemed like 20 minutes of this attempt at art, though it may have been in fact only 8-12 minutes.

I don't know what sort of cameras they shot this with, but as presented at the 2005 Saint Louis Internation Film Festival, the picture had such visible digital compression artifacts that I wished it had been shot with antique analog video camera instead of whatever they used. Then at least the blown-out whites would have had some interesting flange and flare.

Sound, similarly, was digitally compromised, or at least had unintended sounds bumping in. The singers were competent, but the music itself was over-composed.

I'm not writing a review. More of a warning: You're going to have to love the concept, I think, to sit through this production.

I suggest to the authors that they load up a web-server with it, treat it as a storyboard for a real production, and see if anyone bites on it.

It's just not ready for putting people in the seats to experience it, and this is from one who loved J. Caouette's "Tarnation".


8 of 26 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?
Review this title | See all 11 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Best of 2017: Our Favorite Movie and TV Stills

Take a look at our favorite movie and TV stills from the past year. Spot any of your faves?

Browse the Best of 2017