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La Passion De Jeanne D'Arc : The Passion Of Joan Of Arc (1999, original release: 1928)


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Published: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [1999]
Series: Criterion collectionClassic collection (Criterion Collection (Firm))
Description:  1 videodisc (82 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 libretto (25 pages ; 16 cm)
ISBN/ISSN: 0780022343,
Language:  French

"The Cinémathèque française presents a film restored in 1985."

Originally released as a silent motion picture in France in 1928

Optional soundtrack features Richard Einhorn's oratorio "Voices of light" inspired by the silent motion picture and performed by Anonymous 4, Susan Narucki, the Netherlands Radio Choir and the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic

Special features: an extensive production design archive; Audio essay / Casper Tybjerg, a Dreyer scholar from the University of Copenhagen; a history of Passion's many versions, with clips; audio interview with Falconetti's daughter; an essay by Richard Einhorn on Joan of Arc and Voices of Light; Voices of Light libretto booklet, including the medieval texts used in Einhorn's composition

Renée Falconetti, Eugène Silvain, André Berley, Maurice Schutz, Antonin Artaud, Gilbert Dalleu, Jean d'Yd, Lois Ravet

Dramatization of the life of Joan of Arc centering on her trial and execution

Not rated

DVD; Dolby digital 5.1; (1.33:1)

Silent film with French intertitles, optional English subtitles and optional oratorio soundtrack sung in Latin and French

Related Searches:
Joan, -- of Arc, Saint, -- 1412-1431 -- Drama.
Motion pictures, French.
Feature films.
Silent films.
Foreign films -- France.
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Additional Credits:
Dreyer, Carl Theodor, 1889-1968.
Falconetti, Renée, 1892-1946.
Silvain, Eugène-Charles-Joseph, 1851-1930.
Schutz, Maurice.
Artaud, Antonin, 1896-1948.
Dalleu, Gilbert, 1890-1931.
Narucki, Susan.
Falconetti, Hélène, 1915-
Einhorn, Richard, 1952 August 2-
Janus Films.
Gaumont (Firm)
Société générale de films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Cinémathèque française.
Anonymous 4 (Musical group)
Groot Omroepkoor.
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest (Nederlandse Omroep Stichting)

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