The Passion of Joan of Arc | 1926
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.