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The Passion of Joan of Arc (La passion de Jeanne d'Arc)

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Movie Info & Cast

Synopsis

With its stunning camera work and striking compositions, Carl Th. Dreyer's The Passion of Joan of Arc convinced the world that movies could be art. Renée Falconetti gives one of the greatest performances ever recorded on film as the young maiden who died for God and France. Long thought to have been lost to fire, the original version wasmiraculously found in perfect condition in 1981 in a Norwegian mental institution.

Cast

  • Maria Falconetti
  • Eugene Silvain
  • André Berley
  • Maurice Schutz
  • Antonin Artaud
  • Michel Simon
  • Jean d'Yd
  • Louis Ravet
  • Armand Lurville
  • Jacques Arnna

Did You Know?

Trivia

  • After completing the original cut of the film, director Carl Theodor Dreyer learned that the entire master print had been accidentally destroyed. With no ability to re-shoot, Dreyer re-edited the entire film from footage he had originally rejected.
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Goofs

  • In the 15th century, a priest can be seen wearing a Jesuit robe. The Jesuit order was founded in the 16th century.
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Quotes

    • Juge: How old are you?
    • [counts on her fingers]
    • Jeanne d'Arc: Nineteen... I think.
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