The classic film Casablanca (1942), starring
Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, also
concerns making personal sacrifices on behalf of
the French Resistance.
Anouilh’s L’Alouette (The Lark, 1953) focuses
on the life of Joan of Arc.
Mark Twain wrote a novel about Joan of Arc
(1896) after spending twelve years researching
her life and times.
Albert Camus’ The Stranger (1946) explores the
predicament of a faithless man who commits a
senseless murder and contemplates the absurdity
of modern existence.
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