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The Passion of Joan of Arc

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Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer Run Time: 82 min. Format: Audio Amplification Available Release Year: 1928 Language: French

Starring: André Berley, Antonin Artaud, Eugène Silvain, Maria Falconetti, Maurice Schutz

A classic of the silent age, this film tells the story of the doomed but ultimately canonized 15th-century teenage warrior. On trial for claiming she’d spoken to God, Jeanne d’Arc is subjected to inhumane treatment and scare tactics at the hands of church court officials. Initially bullied into changing her story, Jeanne eventually opts for what she sees as the truth. Her punishment, a famously brutal execution, earns her perpetual martyrdom.


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