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The Passion of Joan of Arc


The Passion of Joan of Arc (La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc) is widely regarded as Danish director [[Performer~P88264~Carl Theodor Dreyer~carltheodordreyer]]'s finest achievement and one of the greatest films of all time. [[Performer~P88264~Dreyer~carltheodordreyer]] recreates the trial and execution of St. Joan with near-documentary authenticity, as if one were present at the actual 15th century event and both defendant and accusers were the genuine article. The director's use of huge, probing close-ups...more