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The Passion of Joan of Arc : La Passion de Jeanne D'arc

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Call Number: DVD Silent-Film Passion
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"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.
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1; (1.33:1); full screen.
Contents: Voices of light.


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Criterion collection
Classic collection.

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

[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [1999]
Year Published: 1999
Description: 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 libretto (25 p. ; 16 cm.)
Format: DVD


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)
NOS Omroepkoor.
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest (Nederlandse Omroep Stichting)

Joan, -- of Arc, Saint, -- 1412-1431 -- Drama.
Feature films.
Silent films.