The Passion of Joan of Arc | 1926

Drama, Historical
A saint stands trial in Carl Theodor Dreyer's silent French masterpiece "The Passion of Joan of Arc" (1928). Joan, the girl whose claimed visions of God tell her to lead troops into battle, stands trial in a court ...more

Cast

... Joan of Arc

Actor

... Bishop Pierre Cauchon

Actor

... Nicholas Loyseleur

Actor

... Jean Lemaitre

Actor

... Massieu

Actor

... Jean Beaupere

Actor

... Jean D'Estivet

Actor

... Guillaume Evard

Actor

... Judge

Actor

... Judge

Actor

... Judge

Actor

... Judge

Actor

Company

Societe Generale des Films

Production Company

Sony Classical

Production Company

Synopsis

A saint stands trial in Carl Theodor Dreyer's silent French masterpiece "The Passion of Joan of Arc" (1928). Joan, the girl whose claimed visions of God tell her to lead troops into battle, stands trial in a court determined to have her burned alive as a heretic. This Criterion Edition of a film once thought lost includes a newly restored movie, an interactive essay, a multi-media history of the film and "Voices of Light," composer Richard Einhorn's original opera inspired by the film. Starring Maria Falconetti, Eugene Silvain and Andre Berley.

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